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Once a Year on Blackpool Sands archiveSet 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.

Cast/Performers

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

Creatives/Company

Author: Karlton Parris
Company: Skint Theatre
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Once a Year on Blackpool Sands

Once a Year on Blackpool Sands (Play) production archive for QTIX code T198122311. Details of all Once a Year on Blackpool Sands archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01083446754

Archive Listings

20 Jul 18
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21 Jul 18
Salford Arts Theatre
Salford
Greater Manchester
10 Jul 18
to
12 Jul 18
Three Minute Theatre
Manchester
Greater Manchester
19 Jun 18
to
21 Jun 18
General
Liverpool
Merseyside
17 Jun 18Bread and Roses
Inner London
Greater London
15 Jun 18
to
16 Jun 18
The Playhouse
Harlow
Essex

UKTW News/Reviews

News:
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User Reviews

Kym (21Jun18): If I could give more than 5 I would. I saw this play on the Tuesday and went back last night. Emotional and funny and absolutely fantastic acting.

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