Up Pompeii - An Audio Revival


A feature-length audio revival of 'Up Pompeii', from the successful stage play by Miles Tredinnick; based on the original characters/scripts devised by Talbot Rothwell and Sid Colin for the infamous BBC comedy.
Up Pompeii - An Audio Revival at the Shaw Theatre

Artwork created by Robert Hammond


Overview


Genre: Comedy
Venue: Shaw Theatre
Starts: Saturday 12 October 2019
Closes: Saturday 12 October 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


With kind permission of Tessa Le Bars Management, recorded by Spiteful Puppet Entertainment Ltd.

Synopsis


Starring David Benson as Frankie Howerd's Lurcio (Senator Ludicrus Sextus's slave) this hilarious romp through ancient Pompeii brings back all the television favourites in this full-cast audio revival.


Come along and be a part of the audience as Lurcio attempts to deliver his prologue and begin proceedings before he's quickly caught up in the myriad of sexual liaisons in all quarters of his master's house.


Why does Ludicrus not leave for the Senate meeting in Rome?


Why does his wife return so quickly from the country?


Who will take care of the escaped slave girl, Voluptua, and will Nausius's love poetry improve?


Whilst growing chaos ensues, an increasing rumbling is heard in the distance - what could that possibly be?


A bawdy riot from start to finish, with an all-star cast. Have your laughs recorded for posterity.


In fact, you'll laugh your posterity off.


A cautionary tale of coitus and eruptus!


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Theatre


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100-110 Euston Road
London NW1 2AJ

Box office tel: 0844 248 5075

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Show date


Saturday 12 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm, 5-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£12.50

Concessions:
£10.50

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Cast


David Benson as Lurcio

Frazer Hines as Ludicrus Sextus

Cleo Rocos as Suspenda

Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE as Captain Treacherus

Jack Lane as Nausius

Madeline Smith as Ammonia

Camille Coduri as Voluptua

Rosa Coduri as Erotica

Jilly Breeze as Corneous

Barnaby Eaton-Jones as Kretinus


Creatives


Production: Spiteful Puppet Entertainment Ltd

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