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Love Letters From Blackpool
27 Apr 2019 7pm
Written and performed by Ruth E Cockburn
NOMINATED: Best New Show, Leicester Comedy Festival
NOMINATED: Best Comedy Show, Greater Manchester Fringe
★★★★ "It is impossible not to be won over by this host's charms... A multifaceted hour of songs, poems, recorded vox pops, audience interation and monologue... I would throughly recommend this show" - BROADWAY BABY
★★★★ "An extremely talented performer and an engaging presence on stage... The audience left the venue with a smile on their faces... She's a real talent." ONE4REVIEW
Ruth grew up in Blackpool. She found quickly that in Blackpool you could have one of three jobs. A singer, a stripper or a sales person. She giggles when she’s naked, is crap at sales, so tried singing instead. This led her to become over the years a comedian, street artist, actor, drag act and theatre maker. You could say that Blackpool has made her the person she is today.
This comedy theatre show uses songs, love letters, poetry and stories to answer some age-old questions: What is love? Where do we find it? And is Blackpool still loveable?
This acclaimed self-penned hit visited the Edinburgh Fringe and has charmed people from all over the country to fall back in love with Blackpool... or even fall in love for the very first time.
Ruth has performed in venues all over the country from the National Theatre, The Comedy Store, Shakespeare’s Globe, right through to working men’s clubs in Wigan and community centres in Cumbria. She’s done them all and is now coming to Farsley with her acclaimed show to tell some stories she’s found along the way.
Love Letters from Blackpool was originally commissioned by the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.
Doors 7pm, show starts 8pm
All tickets £10
Access - There are currently two small steps at the entrance to the club, which is on the ground floor of a historic building. We are currently in the process of purchasing a ramp to allow wheelchair access and will update this listing once it is in place. We have no hearing loop at this time. Guide dogs welcome.
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