VenueBread and Roses
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From17th June 2018
To17th June 2018
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Once a Year on Blackpool Sands

Once a Year on Blackpool SandsT198122311
Set in Blackpool 1953 Not long After the Coronation, This Real-Life Story is packed with Gritty Northern Comedy coupled with a Heart Breaking Emotional Punch. As Yorkshire Miners Eddy and Tommy Head to Blackpool with most of their Town for the annual Pit Close wakes holiday. However, Eddy had almost missed the bus and turned up with no suitcase. Now the lads have checked into the surprisingly empty Withering Heights on Sea guest House. Run by the Caustic and Alarmingly Odd Gladys her rebellious and very flirty daughter Maureen and the infamous Red Ethel ex-communist stripper show girl. Up Stairs Mr. Elbridge is trying to muster the courage to unleash any of his three female alter egos and walk the fabled Transvestite walk from north to south pier as a Woman. As Events unfold Six Lives will be changed forever and as Eddy reveals a shocking truth it will lead to a lifetime of activism the fight for equality and freedom For the LGTB community.
Author Karlton Parris

Archive :: production:T198122311, play:S01083446754, venue:V1142

Production details


Company Skint Theatre
Performer Kyle Brookes
Performer Macaulay Cooper
Performer Wendy Laurence James (Gladys)
Performer Mollie Jones (Maureen)
Performer Linda Clark (Red Ethel)
Performer Dominic McCavish (Mr Elbridge)

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