Twinkle

Theatre (drama, lgbt)

  • 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 18 months

Description

A one-man revenger's comedy chronicling a forgotten history and a dying art. Underneath a stage, Harold Thropp lays out the tools of his art in a dingy dressing room. A well-worn pair of tights. Ancient sticks of grease paint and setting powder. A moth-eaten black wig.The last of a dying breed of traditional pantomime dames. Harold is readying himself to become his favourite panto character, Widow Twankey. Whilst reminiscing of days gone by he transforms himself into the widow, revealing tragic secrets and the startling truth behind a dark act he's preparing to commit.

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General venue access

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

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Kevan Shaw 38 days ago

Twinkle is a one man narrative play. These are a great format for Fringe shows but rely on good writing and excellent acting, Twinkle has both. Robert Walsh quickly captures the audience and holds them for an hour pulling them into the story and the history of gay culture in the 1950s and 1960s. The humour is tightly woven into the performance with just enough business to engage without disrupting the story. This is a tour de force first performance from Robert Walsh I look forward to what he brings to the Fringe next year.

Rose Ives 50 days ago

This is a great play and a fantastic performance. Funny, yet dark and tragic, I was gripped right from the start. Highly recommend !


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Culture Fix (3.5/5 stars) 47 days ago

Packing a surprising poignancy, Twinkle‘s reflective tone results in a quietly emotional glimpse into the changing nature of queer life in the UK.

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