Elizabethan

Musicals and Opera (comedy, classical)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Join Tobias Bacon as he lutes and lusts his way through Elizabethan England in this new musical comedy based on genuine Renaissance songs. With the help of the audience – and some extremely dodgy wigs – David William Hughes plays Tobias and a trio of his lovers, all whilst singing and playing the lute. ‘It’s a hoot, a bawdy entertainment, and a display of consummate musicianship that brings tears to the eyes’ **** (ScotsGay). ‘An hilarious creation’ **** (FringeGuru.com). ‘Impressive, accomplished musicality and bawdy ribaldry... genuinely funny’ **** (The730Review.co.uk). ‘A witty gem’ **** (MusicalTalk).

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Ian Tutchener 128 days ago

Booked last minute as needed a filler until our next show and my other half thought it looked good I on the other hand not being a fan of Elizabethan TV dramas on TV like my wife wasn't so sure however i have to happily admit i was wrong which according to my wife is normally the case, The show was original and very funny so hats of to David [or should i say wigs] for a very well written, brilliantly performed thoroughly entertaining show.

Alistair Mungall 129 days ago

Original and clever. Beautiful renaissance songs.


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FringeReview 118 days ago

The long forgotten Tobias Bacon died of love back in 1619, apparently.  So, four centuries on, here’s a show to celebrate his life, loves and that tries to cure us of an addiction to bacon jokes and tobacco. Greeting each audience member personally as we file into the comfortable quarters...

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The List (3/5 stars) 120 days ago

Musical antics from ye olde England...

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The Mumble (4/5 stars) 124 days ago

Performing 16th-century love songs, with lots of warm audience participation, Tobias switched between the wooed and the wooer, with the very clever use of three different wigs and a hat. As he brought a wonderful selection of sonnets & songs back to life, the love-story that Hughes presented with them completely satisfied The New Romantic within me.

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