When you see around 200 different shows, you’re bound to come across a few duff ones, but I’m pleased to say that nearly all of the bad shows I saw can be found in this post.
Rowdy audiences, comedy acts, a cross-dressing woman. Back in the day, these were all you needed for a great night out. At the height of wartime Britain, a group of actors decide to do the unthinkable – pass themselves off as the Marx brothers.
By an anonymous guest critic If you’re a Marx Brothers fan like myself, you might go to this production by the company JUST SOME THEATRE with some trepidation. Are these four performers going to do justice to the Brother’s brilliant form of slapstick comedy? It’s nice to report that the answer is yes. The company’s […]
Dominic Hedges has written a light-hearted show but it also has a strong emotional core that really hits home.
Dominic Hedges’ comedy The Doppel Gang, which transfers to London’s Tristan Bates Theatre this month, centres on four hopeless entertainers devise a plan to save their theatre from closure, by masquerading as The Marx Brothers. It’s director Terence Mann’s third production for Just Some Theatre Company…
Will it be a Happy New Year for your theatregoing? It’s crucial to get things off to a good start! Here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in January 2017 that you might want to see… Click on links to BUY tickets in the Mates Ticket Shop.
The Doppel Gang is set in a failing theatre, in the last few years of the war, and follows a crap double act dodging conscription. Tommy wants to earn enough from the show to pay his debts and leg it, whilst Cyril dreams of being as successful as Groucho himself.
Just Some Theatre Company will present Dominic Hedges’ new comedy The Doppel Gang at the Tristan Bates Theatre from the 17th January to the 11th February 2017. Blending the energy of The Marx Brothers with classic British comedy, The Doppel Gang […]