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THE CROWN - LIVE!

October 25 - 30, 2022 Temple Theater

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Running Time 1 hour, 20 minutes
Venue Temple Theater
No Intermission

James Seabright presents

The Crown – Live!

A Netflix parody by Daniel Clarkson

 

Two actors rediscover how Elizabeth Windsor became Queen Elizabeth II (and recreate the resplendent Netflix show) in 80 minutes of frenetic hat-passing, period accents and corgi impressions. 

Originally staged in 2019, the show pays due respect to both the Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s historic reign and their having since passed away.

A perfect treat for both fans of the show keenly waiting for the fifth season – and for those wondering what all the fuss is about! This royal comedy comes from the pen of parodic mastermind Daniel Clarkson, co-creator of Olivier Award nominee Potted Potter.

Having been cruelly overlooked for her dream role as Queen Elizabeth in blockbuster series The Crown, budding starlet and number one fan of all things royal, Beth brings her own take on the epic story of the Royal Family to the stage instead… with her agent Stanley coerced into playing (almost) all the other roles – from Prince Philip to Princess Margaret, and all the commoners in between.

‘This happy and glorious parody of the Netflix series reminds us what theatre is all about’ ★★★★ Daily Telegraph

‘Inventive, fun parody skilfully combining play-that-goes-wrong antics with a potted history of the royals’ ★★★★ The Guardian

 ‘Right royal romp is jewel in the crown’ ★★★★ Daily Mail

‘Rib-achingly hilarious parody of the Netflix classic. This is a show for everyone. It is, quite simply, a royally good night out.’ ★★★★★ Theatre Weekly

‘One simply does not hear this level of laughter in a theatre very often – and, for that gift, I bow my head to everyone involved in this Crown inspired caper.’ ★★★★ Broadway World

Directed by Owen Lewis and Daniel Clarkson
Designed by Lee Newby
Lighting by Robbie Butler
Sound by James Nicholson

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