Trio of comedy plays in Kettering

The much-loved and acclaimed Baroque Theatre Company will soon embark on their forthcoming summer tour which will see them perform a Comedy Triple Bill which is coming to Kettering.

Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 12:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 2:15 pm
Last Panto in Little Grimley
Last Panto in Little Grimley

The Comedy Triple Bill features three short plays in one hilarious evening of fast-paced performances from an all female cast. Audiences can expect an evening of laughs of West End quality as they follow the characters’ journey through each play.

The Comedy Triple Bill kicks off with Last Tango in Little Grimley written by David Tristram, one of the UK’s most popular and respected playwrights. Membership of the local amateur dramatic society has dwindled to four and the audiences aren't much bigger. If they don't come up with some rent money soon, they're going to be thrown out. Time for dramatic action.

'There's only one thing that sells tickets these days' argues the Chairwoman. 'Sex!' But how will the locals react to the promise of a sizzling sex comedy?

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All is revealed and thus begins the chaotic build-up to an evening of extraordinary home-grown drama - an evening the locals would never forget!

The second play, A Jolly Sinister Jape by writer Elliot Strange, is a pastiche of a 1920s thriller with a plot that defies description. This is Famous Five fun for adults as Stubby, Ophelia, Biffy and Fatty find themselves trapped in a mysterious house during a thunderstorm. Is this someone's idea of a jape? Or is something far more sinister going on?

A Jolly Sinister Jape is fast and furious with a liberal sprinkling of hilarious period slang, along with mystery and thrills.

The evening ends with David Tristram’s Last Panto in Little Grimley, a sequel to Last Tango in Little Grimley. Last Panto features the same incompetent characters. The society members tackle the Christmas pantomime with predictable riotous results. It's Dick Whittington...but not as you know it!

It tales place on Friday May 26 starting at 7.30pm and comes to the Lighthouse Theatre. Tickets cost £15 for adults and £13 for concessions.

Tickets for the show can be booked by calling or call 01536 414141.