CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Tall Paul and Spag are two students idling away time, waiting for their A-level results. When their parents suggest they get a summer job it seems like a good idea. Before long they are humping dustbins, sweeping the roads and shovelling the shit! Is this what tomorrow's generation of artists and writers are expected to do? Surely not! It was the summer of '74; Labour were in power, people burnt coat and Paul and Spag are amongst the company of men; they are talking like men, avoiding work, being paid badly and discovering the joys of womankind! It certainly was one hell of a summer! But those hazy days are quick to fade; when the A-level results are announced things aren't as straight-forward as they had imagined. Welcome to the real world. Contains strong language. Performers Tonicha Jeronimo, Andrew Dunn, Matthew Booth, William Ilkley, Sarah Parks, James Weaver. AuthorJohn Godber.CompanyHull Truck.CompanyThe West Yorkshire Playhouse.DirectorJohn Godber.MusicJohn Pattison.ChoreographerLucy Cullingford.DesignPip Leckenby.LightingGraham Kirk.