Steamed: A Dickensian Improvised Christmas Tale

Something distinctly Victorian and brandy buttered, presented by the creators of Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera

8th Dec 2019 - 9th Dec 2019
7pm | £15 (£12 conc.) | Performed at Brunel's SS Great Britain

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.”
Visit Bristol

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
Directors – Lindsey Garwood, John Lomas, Andy Kelly
Cast – Annette Chown, Sean Duffy, Lindsey Garwood, Neil Haigh, Sam Hall, Malcolm Hamilton, Andy Kelly, Alice Lamb, Rachael Procter-Lane, John Lomas, Rebecca MacMillan, Matthew Whittle
Musicians – Jack Drewry, Simon Hembra
Costume Design
– Alice Lamb
Set Design – Matthew Whittle
Lighting Design – Chris Collier
Producers – Matthew Whittle, Lindsey Garwood

Salisbury Playhouse: 9-11 January 2020
Pound Arts Centre, Corsham:
19 December 2019
Theatre Shop, Clevedon:
13-14 December 2019
Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol:
8-9 & 21-22 December 2019
Tolmen Centre, Cornwall: 7 December 2019
Rondo Theatre, Bath:
4 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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