my gay best friend

written & performed by LOUISE JAMESON & NIGEL FAIRS
9 - 27 Jan
7.45pm
£15/12
Tues to Sat only

Written and performed by Louise Jameson (Eastenders, Tenko, Dr Who, Bergerac) and Nigel Fairs, MY GAY BEST FRIEND is a heady mixture of high camp, melancholy reflection on friendships and the childhood dramas that haunt us all. Racquell is a 50something would-be diva who’s locked herself in the ladies, furious because her gay best friend Gavin isn’t there to support her; he’s sitting in a walk-in wardrobe about to become a father with a lesbian couple and a turkey baster!

“witty, articulate and touching. Jameson and Fairs play the duo with love and laughter from the moment the bolshy brassy and spikey Racquell locked in a karaoke refuge of a toilet kicks off proceedings. The beauty is in the writing and the development of the relationship between the well-spoken and sensitive Gavin and the fabulously outspoken and yet fragile Raquell. Both actors were delightful to watch…” G SCENE

 “As a portrayal of a friendship which is constantly in danger of souring it’s a very compelling piece… a relationship which seems to cover all the bases from deep affection to something like hate… My Gay Best Friend is a short, sweet, rather lovely evening of theatre.”  THE LATEST 7

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 1 hour without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. 

LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm. 

Refunds are not available. In extreme circumstances tickets purchased may be exchanged for another performance if adequate written notice is provided. 

booking:

telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)

(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)

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booking:
telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)