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Punch and Judy

Mon 18th Aug 2014

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“Chat show host Tears Gorgon, follows Punch’s incredible journey from 16th century marionette to iconic British megastar.”

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Wireless Theatre Company

SUMMARY

Chat show host Tears Gorgon, interviews 352-year-old Mr. Punch, his wife Judy and a variety of travelling showmen, puppeteers & manipulators who have worked with them across the centuries. An exhilarating, mischievous and very British radio comedy premiere, recorded live on stage (and available thereafter on the internet for download), which follows Punch’s incredible journey from 16th century marionette to iconic British megastar.

Ann Théato is an award-winning writer with The Wireless Theatre Company, whose last radio drama, Life At Death’s Door, narrated by Brian Blessed, won Best Documentary Long Form at the British Public Radio Awards.

Punch and Judy is the first of of 8 live radio play recordings as part of Wireless Theatre Company’s, “Couples Who Changed The World” week at the Edinburgh Pleasance Theatre, including a recording of the brilliant Trench Kiss by comedian Arthur Smith.

'Wireless Theatre excels at its art' (Regent Times)

‘If you like good theatre, powerful acting and great drama, The Wireless Theatre Company will be one your number one podcast audio drama company’

'Being there when something is being recorded is thrilling. For an hour or so, the audience get to be part of something being created around them'

Admission: £10(£8.50)

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