Victoria Wood has won more BAFTAs than anyone in history, along with awards for stand-up, drama and light entertainment. A comedy with original songs, Talent is the 1978 play that made her name, winning the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright and earning her first BAFTA nomination.
It’s talent night at Bunters Nitespot and secretary Julie is making her bid for fame and fortune. With frumpy best friend Maureen in tow, she’s plunged into the backstage world of ukelele-wielding pensioners, hapless magicians and predatory comperes with wandering hands and white Cortinas.
Julie is desperate for success and a new life; Maureen just wishes she was 14 again. But, when a face from the past turns up and some painful memories are unearthed, they’re forced to ask, what’s the point of success? And what does it really mean to have talent?
Wishing a fantastic opening night to the excellent ANDRINA CARROLL and all in THESE MAJESTIC […]
Catch the fab JANE HOGARTH in STORM IN A TEACUP playing at the Liverpool Royal […]
Opening tonight: Amber’s JOYCE BRANAGH directs TWELFTH NIGHT for Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre playing until the […]
We are thrilled you will be able to see GARETH CASSIDY play a myriad of […]
ANNA KIRKE opens Persevere Productions revival of TOKENS OF AFFECTION by Maureen Lawrence at the […]
Hannah Ellis Ryan and William J Holstead open this evening in THINGS WE WANT at […]
OPENING TONIGHT: We are so pleased to have CHLOE PROCTOR and JOSEPH CARTER perform in […]
JOHN ELKINGTON co-stars with Kacey Ainsworth (Little Mo in EastEnders, Grantchester) in HOLES at the Nottingham Playhouse, opening […]
Following on from Playhouse Creatures, ANNA KIRKE opens VOTES FOR WOMEN at the New Vic, Stoke. […]
Directed by Zoë Waterman ANNA KIRKE opens in PLAYHOUSE CREATURES, at the New Vic, Stoke […]