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Touring Theatre: The 1000 Year show : from 1066 - 2066 in Music and Song

Date: Friday 16 March 2018     Time:- 19:30
Summary: Humphrey Perkins Community Centre

Comedian Anthony King brings history, comedy and song to Barrow on Friday March 16th at Humphrey Perkins Community Centre, Cotes Rd, Barrow LE12 8JU starting at 7:30pm.

Tickets: on the door: £10, £9 (concessions), £6 (students) or bought in advance: £9, £8 and £5. Available from Barrow Paper Shop, Library, online from or phone the box office on 07718 153117

Theme: bringing historical events alive along a timeline from 1066 to 2066. Even the present and the future don't escape in this full length show covering themes such as Richard III, Lady Jane Grey, The Great Fire, Agincourt and including a heavy slice of 'famous Leicester'. Read along with the timeline song 'kings and queens' and count the mistakes in the Magna Carta song.

New topics are being added to the show all the time and Leicester’s own suffragette Alice Hawkins is the latest addition to the show – commemorating the centenary of the first vote for women in 1918.

Here are some reviews from earlier shows:

Anthony King... mixes music and mirth getting a very nice balance between the two...his skill with the guitar and by his remarkable voice." - Notts Comedy Review

“My family and I were in Bradgate Park today (Sat 8, July) and were lucky enough to catch your show. You were brilliant! We thought you were very funny and your singing/playing was excellent. We'd have no hesitation in recommending you. Thanks for being there and making a visit extra memorable”

"Terrific enrichment for students understanding of history! Highly recommended!"  -  (Teacher , Idaho, USA)

“What a delight! Wasn't expecting anything of this calibre”  (Leics)

"Fantastic treat to hear modern folks songs linking to historic events!”

“Excellent charisma merged with clever lyrics about historical events. Anthony King is a brilliant artist with an incredible voice that captures your attention with humour and knowledge. Very well performed” (Grantham)

"Brilliant show! Witty lyrics had me laughing from start to finish!" (N. Ireland)

"Brilliant songs, very clear speech and beautiful music. A lovely, fun way through history" (Derby)

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Last Updated. 16-June-2018 By admin