have you heard about guy?

writers: CARLI FISH & HANNAH ROBINSON / director: JO BILLINGHAM
19 & 20 Apr
7:45pm
£15/£12
Sun/Mon only

‘Have You Heard About Guy?’ is two-hander comedy-drama that tells the story of acting graduates Frank and George.
Frank is the daughter of acting royalty who is trapped between her own inertia and her desire to make it on her own without relying on her family name. Passionate, hard-working, and driven, George will do anything it takes to make it as an actress – regardless of her own personal health and safety.
As they suffer through humiliating commercial auditions, sleazy industry professionals, empty bank accounts, family pressures, and the toll that jealousy and bitterness is taking on their own relationship, their straight white male middle-class drama school peer Guy is enjoying a meteoric rise to success.
Directed by Jo Billingham.

Praise for ‘Have You Heard About Guy?’:

★★★★★
“The energy of French and Saunders …Cleverly written and hilarious” – Remotegoat

★★★★★
“Witty female comedy …I’d urge you to go and see this” – Voice Magazine

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

UNDER 18s ARE NOT PERMITTED INTO THE THEATRE FOR THIS PERFORMANCE.

The performance lasts 60 without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.

Refunds and exchanges are not available.

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)