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VenueThe Tobacco Factory Theatres
Other spaces: Spielman Theatre
CountyCity of Bristol
From15th September 2011
To17th September 2011
PricesFrom £12.00. To £12.00.
What is currently on at The Tobacco Factory Theatres (V1384579886)

Two Halves of Guinness

Two Halves of GuinnessT01680154408
Two Halves of Guinness takes a whistle-stop tour of the life and times of Sir Alec Guinness from his first meeting with Sir John Gielgud to far away galaxies in Star Wars and back again. The play begins in the late ?70s as Star Wars is set to become one of the biggest films of all time featuring Guinness iconic performance as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Amidst fears he will be remembered only as a Jedi Knight, Sir Alec reflects on his life and career - both up to and then beyond Star Wars. The golden days of British film and theatre, of which Guinness was so vital a part, form the backdrop to the action.
Author Mark Burgess

Archive :: production:T01680154408, play:S1575877388, venue:V1384579886

Production details

Mark Burgess funny and insightful play sees Trevor Littledale offer an uncanny portrayal of one of the world s best-loved stars reflecting on acting, faith, family and his shattering insecurity, played to a background of the golden days of British film and theatre.


Producer Seabright Productions
Producer Louise Chantal
Director Derek Parry
Performer Trevor Littledale (Sir Alec Guinness)

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