In the shadow of Grenfell Tower, new west London theatre The Playground will premiere Gregory Evans’ Shirleymander, a dramatization of the Shirley Porter Westminster Council ‘homes for votes’ scandal of the 1980s. This week’s reading stars Tracy-Ann Oberman, Patrick Ryecart and Michael Simkins.
Just transferred from the Jermyn Street theatre to the Arts Theatre, I Loved Lucy is an autobiographical play, adapted from Lee Tannen’s memoirs about his relationship with cultural icon, Lucille Ball. A massive fan of the comedy star, Tannen uses obscure family ties to meet and form a friendship with Lucy.
Have you got your tickets yet for the return of Lee Tannen’s Mates-acclaimed play I LOVED LUCY? Sneak a peek at our rehearsal shots of Sandra Dickinson (reprising her role as Lucille Ball) and Broadway’s Matthew Scott – plus rarely seen colour footage of the real Lucille Ball in action – and then get booking!
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