Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis archiveJosie is having a birthday, though she isn't in the mood for a celebration. But a party has been arranged - with one very special guest, A Chinese Elvis impersonator, whose arrival triggers a magical change in everyone, daring them to start life anew. Winner of the Manchester Evening News Best New Play, if features unforgettable characters and a host of Elvis Presley classics.


Author: Charlotte Jones
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Archive listings for Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis

Work type: Play.


Company Signal Theatre Company (in association with Park Theatre). Director Robert Wolstenholme. Performer Sioned Jones (Martha). Performer Charlie Bence (Brenda-Marie). Performer Kellie Batchelor (Josie). Performer Andrew P Stephen (Lionel). Performer Matt Lim (Timothy). Performer Jessica Forrest (Louise).
11 Dec 19 to 4 Jan 20Park Theatre, Inner London :: V691990888
listing details L01490492270


Producer Octagon Theatre Bolton. Producer Hull Truck Theatre. Director Mark Babych. Design Patrick Connellan. Lighting Elliot Griggs. Sound Matt Cloves. Director Jon Beney (movement director). Stage ManagerFiona Mulvihill (deputy stage manager). Performer John Branwell (Lionel). Performer Christopher Chung (Timothy/Chinese Elvis). Performer Isabel Ford (Martha). Performer Natalie Grady (Louise). Performer Lynda Rooke (Josie). Performer Anna Wheatley (Brenda-Marie).
10 Mar 16 to 2 Apr 16Octagon Theatre, Bolton :: V480
listing details L1839185232


Producer Oldham Coliseum. Director Kevin Shaw. Design Richard Foxton.
18 Jun 09 to 11 Jul 09Coliseum Theatre, Oldham :: V497
listing details L01084519677


Company In Company. Director Jon Bradshaw. Performer Debra Baker. Performer Erica Thomas-Lowe. Performer Nicholas Goh. Performer Tim Blackwell. Performer Sian Richards. Performer Hayley Marie Axe.
11 Nov 08 to 29 Nov 08Jack Studio Theatre (previously Brockley Studio Theatre), Outer London :: V299
listing details L1668460867


24 Jun 08 to 6 Jul 08Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Inner London :: V1170
listing details L1578943160


Producer Birminghma Repertory Theatre (in association with Lee Dean and Jenny Topper). Director Rachel Kavanaugh. Design Paul Farnsworth. Sound John A Leonard. Lighting Paul Pyant. Choreographer Craig Revel Horwood. Performer Maureen Lipman (Martha). Performer Lesley Dunlop (Josie). Performer Paul Courtenay Hyu (Chinese Elvis). Performer Derek Hutchinson (Lionel). Performer Michelle Tate (Brenda-Marie). Performer Emily Aston (Shelley-Louise).
30 Apr 07 to 5 May 07Theatre Royal, Windsor :: V742
listing details L0569707543
23 Apr 07 to 28 Apr 07Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
listing details L537582728
16 Apr 07 to 21 Apr 07Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L1975446404
9 Apr 07 to 14 Apr 07Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
listing details L1461522947
2 Apr 07 to 7 Apr 07Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L0268743350
26 Mar 07 to 31 Mar 07The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
listing details L1079469205
19 Mar 07 to 24 Mar 07Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
listing details L96809229
16 Feb 07 to 10 Mar 07Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
listing details L702888801


Producer Salisbury Playhouse. Director Christopher Garner.
2 Mar 06 to 25 Mar 06Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
listing details L690296272


Producer The Dukes. Director John Lloyd Fillingham. Design Paul Kondras.
2 Feb 06 to 25 Feb 06The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
listing details L1196039892


7 Mar 05 to 12 Mar 05The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
listing details L01022429490


Company Palace Theatre Watford (in association with Lee Dean). Director Lawrence Till. Design Tim Shortall. Lighting Jim Simmons. Director Deborah Sathe (assistant). Performer Belinda Lang (Martha). Performer Janet Dale (Josie). Performer Adrian McLoughlin (Lionel). Performer Paul Courtenay Hyu (Timothy Wong). Performer Juliette Caton (Louise). Performer Debra Penny (Brenda - Marie).
2 Feb 01 to 24 Feb 01Watford Palace Theatre, Watford :: V55
listing details L467037260


Director Lawrence Till. Design Dominie Hooper. Performer Anny Tobin. Performer Anne Rye. Performer Malcolm Hebden. Performer Debra Penny. Performer Paul Courtenay Hyu. Performer Melanie Ramsay.
26 Oct 99 to 13 Nov 99Theatre Royal, Windsor :: V742
listing details L525909764
16 Apr 99 to 8 May 99Octagon Theatre, Bolton :: V480
listing details L164839599

Other listings

8 Dec 15 to 19 Dec 15Highbury Little Theatre, Sutton Coldfield :: V158
listing details L1197388293
26 Aug 08 to 31 Aug 08Courtyard Theatre, Inner London :: V184
listing details L01124692418
13 Mar 07 to 17 Mar 07New Victoria Theatre, Woking :: V709
listing details L1443743932

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