Call Me Vicky


It's 1980 in Elephant and Castle. Sixteen year old Martin and best friend Debbie are getting ready for another night out at Martin's favourite night spot "The Golden Girl”, one of Soho's premier drag clubs. Tonight is not a regular night out.
Call Me Vicky at Pleasance - Islington

Image courtesy Emily Ross


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Pleasance - Islington
Starts: Tuesday 19 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019
Running time:1 hr 10 mins
Age suitability: 14+

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Background


Call Me Vicky, the debut play from East London sisters Nicola and Stacey Bland is an honest, frank and revealing insight into an important struggle that has been relevant for generations.


Based entirely on a true story, this fast paced, hard-hitting, yet comic and heartwarming play charts Vicky's life from a council estate in South London through to the back streets of Soho in one of it's most dangerous decades.


Synopsis


"For the last time, it's not Martin … It's Vicky!"


It's 1980 in Elephant and Castle.


Sixteen year old Martin and best friend Debbie are getting ready for another night out at Martin's favourite night spot "The Golden Girl", one of Soho's premier drag clubs.


Tonight is not a regular night out.


Tonight is the the night that Martin's life will change forever.


Call Me Vicky tells the incredible true story of one woman's journey to become the person she knows herself to be.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
Carpenters Mews
North Rd
London N7 9EF

Box office tel: 020 7609 1800

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 19 February 2019

Press night:Thursday 21 February 2019

Closes:Saturday 9 March 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm

Sunday ‑ 6‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm (9 March)

Tickets


Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£14

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Access information


Relaxed Performance:

Tuesday 5th March


BSL Interpreted Performance:

Thursday 7th March


Cast


Sylvie - Wendi Peters

Vicky - Matt Greenwood

Debbie - Nicola Bland

Gabby - Stacey Victoria Bland

Sid - Adam Young

Fat Pearl - Ben Welch


Creatives


Author: Stacey Victoria Bland and Nicola Bland
Director: Victoria Gimby
Designer: Martha Hegarty
Lighting: Holly Ellis
Sound: Jac Cooper

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