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Postcode: NG23 6AD

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Old Herbaceous

Show Details

Presented by Kick In The Head

Performance date and time
Saturday, 16th November 2019
7:30 PM

Described as ‘Downton Abbey with gardening tips’ (Surrey Advertiser), 'Old Herbaceous' is a one man play about a retired head gardener Herbert Pinnegar played by Giles Shenton. Set somewhere in the 70s, Herbert invites the audience into his greenhouse where his stories take the audience through his time growing up in the 1900's, through both world wars and his years of service to his employer and lady of the manor, Lady Charteris. An acute and often hilarious observation of relationships between the classes in a simpler age, 'Old Herbaceous' is sprinkled with witticisms and epithets. 'Old Herbaceous' leaves you with a feeling that, perhaps, all's right with the world.

'Pitch-perfect comedy.' The Telegraph 'Timeless appeal.' The Independent 'Not to be missed.' BBC Radio Kent

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Performer's website
www.kickinthehead.co.uk

Running time
85 min + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Older Children

Age Range
12+

Ticket Prices
£10.00 Standard / £7.00 Under 14

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01636 636523

Available From
Call: 01636 636 523, Pat: 07929 136 788 or Irene: 01636 639 123

Additional Information
Bring your own drinks. Supper provided.

Venue Accessibility (See Key for more information)

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Reservable/general parking on site Designated parking Alternative wheelchair access to side/rear of venue Ramped approach up to entrance Wheelchair accessible toilet Induction Loop

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England