George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life so he decides to join the village Drama Club. What happens then turns his world upside down!
Set during the Second World War this original, nostalgic, hilarious and moving story will appeal to all, from ten years and up.
“Brilliant! Touching and funny.” The Express and Echo.
“A great little show. I loved every minute. It’s Dads Army meets the Vicar of Dibley!” London Metro.
“A delight, a lovely and very humorous play that fully merited the standing ovation.” Stratford Herald.
“The students learned more about Shakespeare in the ninety minutes than a whole term in the classroom” Iain Blakie. Head of Alcester Grammar.
“Mark Carey shows amazing dexterity and comic skill in playing all 17 parts.” The Stage
“Totally professional, completely intriguing.” Jane Lapotaire
“I was glued to my seat!” Count Arthur Strong.
MARK CAREY was brought up in Exeter in Devon. He trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Mark has been an actor and a writer for over thirty years now. As an actor he has worked in Ludlow, Southwold, Derby, Exeter, Westcliff, Newbury, Nottingham, York, Northampton, The Orange Tree in Richmond, The Southwark Playhouse, Coventry, Birmingham, The Arts Theatre as well as on tour and in the West End.
As a member of the Royal National Theatre Company Mark worked on Betrayal, The Relapse and The Merchant of Venice all for Trevor Nunn.
Mark wrote “The Last Country House” a play about Castle Drogo which was broadcast on Radio 4 in 2003. Mark also wrote and Directed “Dick Whittington and his cat Ron” a panto’, for Cygnet Theatre.
On TV he has appeared in The Invincibles, Widows, Doctors, Murphy’s Law, Underbelly, Doc Martin, Casualty, Allo Allo, London’s Burning and Luther.
Marks many Radio Appearances include Wuthering Heights, Ashes to Antarctica, The Kingsnorth Six, the Archers and Homefront.
Mark played Macbeth, Bottom, The Inspector in An Inspector Calls, Frank in Educating Rita, and Torvald in A Dolls House at the Bridge House Theatre, Warwick. [email protected]
The venue is situated in Brookfield Gardens on the site of the old Unitarian Church. Access from the street is via a flight of steps with, currently, no ramped access for wheelchairs. Park for free after 6.30pm at West Kirby Concourse, only 4 minutes walk away, as there is no on street parking available at the venue. Licensed bar available.