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Previews until 22nd Sep: £20, £29 (inc pre-show meal) | Shows from 23rd Sep: £25 (Adults), £20 (Concs), £34 (inc pre-show meal)
 

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TalentThe Menier Chocolate Factory possesses a unique charm with its ticklish, irrepressible, intimate style of musical theatre and Talent is the latest show to hit the right note at this effortlessly cool venue. Star entertainer Victoria Wood is the author of this comedy with songs, also playing the role of Maureen - the fat, tag-along friend at a grotty talent night - in the original 1978 production at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre and then alongside Julie Walters in the telly version. Wood is back at Bunter's nightclub, the scene of said grotty talent night, but this time she is directing the action as Maureen and her glossier, slimmer mate Julie, who dreams of the bright lights of stardom, wait backstage. Talent has all the ingredients of that gritty, heart-warming brand of British working class drama (think The Full Monty and Little Voice) from the down-at-heel club scene to pictures of bleak domesticity. It's a distinct type of comedy but we think the formidable combination of Wood and the Menier will make this a sure-fire hit.

 

About Menier Chocolate Factory

Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen West End transfers, most of them slick revivals of recent plays and musicals, including Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park With George, Dealer's Choice, and Little Shop of Horrors. More about Menier Chocolate Factory

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Funny GirlFunny GirlSheridan Smith plays Fanny Brice in a major revival of the hit musical, which returns to the London stage for the first time since its 1966 premiere and charts the rise of one of Broadway's biggest stars under producer Florenz Ziegfield and her doomed offstage relationship with the man she loved. The score includes the songs Don't Rain On My Parade2016-02-13T15:30:00+00002016-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The TruthThe TruthLindsay Posner directs the UK premiere of Florian Zeller's coruscating portrait of marriages in crisis in which an adulterous husband discovers that his wife is embroiled in an affair with his mistress' partner. Adapted by Christopher Hampton and staged by Menier Chocolate Factory in association with Theatre Royal Bath.2016-03-10T20:00:00+00002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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