Pavilion Arts Centre
LipService Theatre Company present
Mr Darcy Loses The Plot
29 Jan 2017
Jane Austen sits writing, her quill scurrying across the vellum.
She is dreaming up Darcy, a proud, lip curling, handsome creation in very tight pants. But then a door squeaks, a visitor approaches and Jane hastily hides her work. Now left to his own devices, Darcy embroiders his own storyline whilst his creator stitches her quilt. When Jane returns she finds the plot has moved on and Darcy is dancing to a rather different tune.
LipService explore the world of women writers, scribbling in secret or under pseudonyms, squeezing in their writing amongst the hustle and bustle of taking tea, choosing chintz and the odd attack of the vapours.
Award-winning comedy duo LipService, makers of Withering Looks and Inspector Norse celebrate Jane Austen’s life 200 years on.
"The glorious, splendidly silly comic duo" - Independent
"The Laurel and Hardy of literary deconstruction" - Guardian
Dates and Prices
Dates: Sunday 29 January 7.30pm
Matcham: 12% off
Groups (8+)/Senior/Disabled: £1.50 off
JSA/Income Support/Students/Children: ½ price