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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH NOVEMBER 2009

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Dates:
17th September 2009 until 14th November 2009
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun mats 3.30pm
 
PRICES
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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Forbidden BroadwayForbidden BroadwayForbidden BroadwayAnother rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take a deep breath and launch themselves headlong into the spotlight of musical spoofs. Forbidden Broadway is like acrobatic theatre as numbers tumble over each other, performers reach higher and the stunts get ever more daring. This subve15th July 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
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