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Three Men in a Boat

Sunday 18 July 2021

7.00pm

After the huge success of Old Herbaceous, Kick In The Head productions are back with a rip roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat, with Giles Shenton (Old Herbaceous himself!) playing the part of Jerome K Jerome.

Join Jerome as he recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two companions and Montmorency the dog. Come and join in the fun as Giles Shenton expertly takes the helm and pilots you through the ridiculous tale of men behaving badly while messing about in boats!

This is an outdoor production, so please bring your own chair to sit on (the audience area is on gravel), a picnic to dig into, and dress for the weather! Doors open at 6pm.

The performance lasts 1 hour 40 minutes with a brief interval midway through.

Ticket prices:

General admission £15.00 (plus booking fee)

Batsford Member £13.00 (plus booking fee)

(Batsford members - please show membership card on arrival)

Click here to book tickets!

 

There are a few seriously funny books that remain great for all time. Three Men in a Boat is one of these” The Guardian

Timeless appeal” The Independent

Pitch-perfect comedy about, well, three men in a boat” The Telegraph

Giles Shenton "creates an instant rapport with the audience, drawing us into his world and making the characters in it so real we feel you have known them forever." Edinburgh Fringe Review

"Skilfully distilled from Jerome K. Jerome’s comic masterpiece into 95 minutes of pure delight. To those who wondered if the same team could live up to the earlier success of Old Herbaceous, the answer was an emphatic yes. A master class in confidence, stagecraft and delivery." Opening Night Review

The nearest thing to "audio slapstick" I've ever heard, culminating in the sublime comedy of opening a tin, when you've forgotten the tin opener. It is not often that you come out of a theatrical performance feeling like you've been sharing happy and hilarious times, safe from a cruel world & wrapped in a warm blanket.” Vera Fletcher Review

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