Buxton pantomime fans are no stranger to our regular (and favourite) Dame, James Holmes. Arriving slightly early this year, the Miranda star will be treading the boards in quite a different role.
Tony Coventry has every EastEnders episode on video (except The One Where Alfie Can’t Find A Condom). But when he lands a bit part on the show, his dream job soon becomes a nightmare. A blackly comic look behind the scenes of the BBC’s top soap.
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A new play by Tim Fountain, directed by Mike Bradwell.
“A real cracker of a show. Genuinely funny. Belly laughs and real wit. And moving when you least expect it.”Adrian Noble, Ex Artistic Director Royal Shakespeare Company
“I enjoyed this so much. I was worried that my ignorance of Eastenders would be a problem but my familiarity with loneliness, anxiety and obsession stood me in good stead. It’s a brilliant piece.”Chris Campbell, ex Literary Manager Royal Court Theatre
“I really loved it”Dillie Keane
“Do see if you can the brilliant James Holmes in EastEndless. Very, very funny, touching and terrifyingly relatable.”Mark Gatiss
“Great acting and clever writing made this a fantastic show. I laughed out loud from start to finish.”Lindsey Coulson, aka Carol Jackson in EastEnders