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Monday 15th November 3pm & 7.30pm

Set in Camberwell Asylum in the last weeks of Dan Leno's life, he is visited by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to discuss Shakespeare while his nurse and physician try to make sense of Dan and his condition.  It is in turns sad funny and poignant and will make you laugh out loud with instantly recognisable music-hall songs in a joyful insight into the life of a legendary comedian.

DAN LENO was the superstar of the Victorian music-halls and the annual pantomime at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.  He died tragically young at 43 in 1904 but his legacy lives on to this day.  He inspired Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, his influence and style are picked up in the work of Norman Evans and Les Dawson and continues throughout the present day with comedian Peter Kay.

Debbie Hudd from the British Music Hall Society will give a short
introduction prior to the performance in memory of Roy Hudd OBE

Monday 15th November 3pm & 7.30pm

Set in Camberwell Asylum in the last weeks of Dan Leno's life, he is visited by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to discuss Shakespeare while his nurse and physician try to make sense of Dan and his condition.  It is in turns sad funny and poignant and will make you laugh out loud with instantly recognisable music-hall songs in a joyful insight into the life of a legendary comedian.

DAN LENO was the superstar of the Victorian music-halls and the annual pantomime at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.  He died tragically young at 43 in 1904 but his legacy lives on to this day.  He inspired Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, his influence and style are picked up in the work of Norman Evans and Les Dawson and continues throughout the present day with comedian Peter Kay.

Debbie Hudd from the British Music Hall Society will give a short
introduction prior to the performance in memory of Roy Hudd OBE

Britain's Got Talent 2020 Finalist, Steve Royle stars as Dan Leno

With: Janet Maher as Nurse Kelly, Neil Rowland as Henry Galvin, Nicola Violet as Lydia Leno and Phil Walker as Doctor Savage

SPECIAL GUEST STAR , JOHN THOMSON (COLD FEET and THE MASKED SINGER), WILL PLAY THE CAMEO ROLE OF SIR HERBERT BEERBOHM TREE

 
'a play that captures the heart and soul and genius of our greatest Victorian comedian...' Roy Hudd OBE

'Steve Royle has funny bones and this unique, heartfelt production allows us to see both Steve's magnificent talent and Dan Leno's'  Peter Kay

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“It's just beautiful”

“An interior to be admired”

“Any seat in the house is a comfy one”

“I laughed so much my jaws ached”

“Less than a minute walk from Piccadilly Circus”

“Great place to see a show!”

“A lovely, intimate atmosphere”

“An utter delight”

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“It's just beautiful”

“An interior to be admired”

“Any seat in the house is a comfy one”

“I laughed so much my jaws ached”

“Less than a minute walk from Piccadilly Circus”

“Great place to see a show!”

“A lovely, intimate atmosphere”

“An utter delight”

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