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In 1910 the unknown Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel set sail for New York as part of Fred Karno’s famous music hall troupe. On this journey, Charlie and Stan shared a cabin and then spent two years together touring North America, with Stan as Charlie’s understudy. Stan returned home, later finding success with his soulmate Oliver Hardy. Charlie developed his Little Tramp character and within five years became one of the most famous figures in the world.
In Charlie Chaplin’s highly detailed autobiography, Stan Laurel is never mentioned.
Stan talked about Charlie all his life.
Playing fast and loose with the facts and with an original piano score composed by Mercury Award Nominee Zoe Rahman – played live by an on-stage pianist – The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel is no nostalgic bio-drama, but a hilarious and deeply moving homage to two men who changed the world of comedy forever.
The events in this play are fictional. This play is certainly not endorsed by the estates of Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel or anyone else for that matter!
Previews: Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th November
Post-Show Q&A: Wednesday 20th & Wednesday 27th November
Relaxed performance: Wednesday 27th November at 7.15pm (please contact Box Office)
Running Time: 1hr 30mins (approx)
Age guide: 12+
Told by an Idiot’s work is never less than sublime
Theatre about as inventive, imaginative and fantastical as it gets
Pricing & Concessions
Previews: £13 (Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th November)
Relaxed Performance: £10 (please contact Box Office)
Dates & Times
|Thursday 14 Nov||7:45pm||£13.00|
|Friday 15 Nov||7:45pm||£13.00|
|Saturday 16 Nov||7:45pm||£13.00|
|Monday 18 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Tuesday 19 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Wednesday 20 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Thursday 21 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Friday 22 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Saturday 23 Nov||2:45pm||£15.00|
|Saturday 23 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Monday 25 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Tuesday 26 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Wednesday 27 Nov||7:15pm|
|Thursday 28 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Friday 29 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
|Saturday 30 Nov||2:45pm||£15.00|
|Saturday 30 Nov||7:45pm||£15.00|
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