Theatre: Into The Breach
A wonderful comedy written and performed by Mark Carey. It’s “Dad’s Army meets The Vicar of Dibley!”
George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life so he decides to join the village Drama Club hoping to play the panto dame. What happens then turns his world upside down and instead he finds himself taking on the role of Henry 5th!
Set during the Second World War this original, inspiring show is suitable for everyone and with one actor playing all 17 parts you can guarantee it’s going to be a hoot!
As a member of the Royal National Theatre Company Mark Carey worked on Betrayal, The Relapse and The Merchant of Venice all for Trevor Nunn and has had many appearances on TV in such shows as The Invincibles, Widows, Murphy’s Law, Underbelly, London’s Burning and most recently Doctors and Luther. Mark’s many radio appearances include Wuthering Heights, Ashes to Antarctica, The Kingsnorth Six, and The Archers.
“The quality of acting and writing is as good as any you will see. A deep and nuanced story. Every character drips with personality and charm.” The Cheltenham Standard
“A great little show. It’s “Dads’ Army meets “The Vicar of Dibley”. London Metro
“A delight, a lovely and very humorous play that fully merited the standing ovation.” Stratford Herald
“Mark Carey shows amazing dexterity and comic skill in playing all 17 parts.” The Stage
Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure. Come prepared for the weather – the performance will continue come rain come shine!
Gates open 6.15pm. Performance begins at 7pm, ends approx. 9pm.
The show has an approximate running time of 1hr 35 mins with one interval.Book now
Please ensure you bring your proof of ticket purchase with you, either a printed copy or on your smartphone or tablet. Your ticket will be void and admission refused without proof of purchase.
Due to the nature of this event and for the comfort of everyone in the audience, please note that dogs are not permitted at the performance (except assistance dogs).
The event is outside on grass – don’t forget to bring suitable seating and clothing as the performance will go ahead in all weather conditions!
Details are correct at the time of publication, but the Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme.
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