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Middlesbrough Theatre, 5th June 2.30pm
June 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm£16.50
Matinee – Dementia Friendly / Relaxed performance Wednesday 5th June 2.30pm
Produced by Funny Story Productions in association with Kick in the Head
Written by Mitch Feral
Starring Miss Airlie Scott and Mr Tommy Parsons
Directed by Jan Hunt of BBC Televisions’ The Good Old Days Fame and Paper Moon Theatre Company.
A jaunty romp through the history of the Golden age of Music Hall, often delving into its dark underbelly.
Experienced music hall artists, TOMMY PARSONS and AIRLIE SCOTT take you on a musical journey from the very beginnings of music hall through to its 1890s heyday with the likes of Marie Lloyd and Champagne Charlie, onto wartime jingoism and the cross-dressing Vesta Tilley of the Great War.
Not just drunken toffs, risqué sexuality, homelessness, decadence and war casualties across the Empire… but plenty of booze and sing along songs as well!
Winner of The Offcut Festival Short Play Award ‘Inspiring musical’
“Excellent entertainment with appeal for everyone….amusing, touching, rowdy” – Max Miller Appreciation Society.
“a decidedly upbeat….whistlestop singalong history tour…” – Edinburgh Fringe Review
Tickets £16.50 (Including Booking Fee)
Dementia Friendly Performance – Wednesday 5th June 2.30pm
A dementia-friendly relaxed performance will enable people living with dementia and their carers to attend the theatre in a safe and comfortable environment, giving them the chance to get out and socialise.
The performance is open to everyone, but will be enhanced to suit the needs of people living with dementia: during the show low lights are left on inside the Theatre and its fine for members of the audience to express themselves.
Wheelchair spaces are limited so please book in advance.