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The Grand Old Lady
The story is based around the Everton Lock-Up (or Prince Rupert's Tower as it is known locally) which has stood at the peak of Everton Brow since 1787 and proudly sits on Everton Football Club's crest. In the play, Everton Football Club have organised an event outside the Lock-Up to promote their move to a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock. Two Evertonians, Jim and Robbo, transpire to lock themselves in the tower with the aim of finding the lost gold of 'Prince Rupert'. While locked in the tower, Jim and Robbo stumble across a secret tunnel and unwittingly release the ghosts of Everton's past, including Dixie Dean, Molly Bushell, Prince Rupert and Bessie Braddock. Each ghost takes them on a historical journey to discover the true meaning behind the heart of Everton's badge
Archive :: production:T01385167372, play:S1407144095, venue:V537