Steamed – A Dickensian Improvised Christmas Tale
Something distinctly Victorian and brandy buttered onboard Brunel's SS Great Britain, presented by the creators of Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera
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- Sunday, 8th December 2019
- Monday, 9th December 2019
- Saturday, 21st December 2019
- Sunday, 22nd December 2019
Steam ships, steam trains, steamed puddings, hilarious comedy, astonishing drama, endearing orphans and perhaps the odd catchy music hall number! This December join Closer Each Day Company aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain for something distinctly Dickensian and entirely improvised, created on the spot from YOUR suggestions!
Closer Each Day Company, creators of Bristol’s cult comedy, Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera, bring their dynamic and addictive brand of theatre to this new show, co-produced with The Wardrobe Theatre. Come along for a right old knees up and enjoy improv in the time of cholera!
“Quick-witted, very watchable ensemble, razor-sharp in timing and delivery.”
★★★★ Stage Talk
“Funny, inventive, fast-paced and sparkling. Loved it!”
David Lloyd, BBC Screenwriter
“So consistently gripping it’s incredible to think it’s created off the cuff.”
Tickets include a chance to look around Brunel’s SS Great Britain.
There is a full bar available on the night.
Running Time: 2 hours (with interval)
An original production by Closer Each Day Company, co-produced with The Wardrobe Theatre
Director – Lindsey Garwood
Cast – Annette Chown, Sean Duffy, Lindsey Garwood, Malcolm Hamilton, Andy Kelly, Alice Lamb, Rachel Lane, John Lomas, Matthew Whittle
Musicians – Jack Drewry, Simon Hembra
Costume Design – Alice Lamb
Lighting Design – Chris Collier
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol: 8-9 & 21-22 December 2019
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol: 13-14 May 2019
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol: 9-11 & 21-22 December 2018
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