Audacious Mr Astley

Conquest Theatre, Herefordshire, HR7 4DU
Sat 25th May 2019
Chris Barltrop as the
Audacious Mr Astley                                     0versubscribed at the Falcon last November, here's a second chance to see Chris Barltrop's much praised one-man play about the birth of circuses.  To celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the invention of circus entertainment, Chris has brought 'the father of the circus' Philip Astley back to life to tell his own story.  Meet the man who launched a much-loved worldwide art-form!  Awarded five stars at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe as '...fascinating, engaging'; 'Entertaining, informative, classy!' and invited back to this year's Fringe.  Writer and actor Chris has worked as a circus ringmaster across the world for over 40 years. This is an Edinburgh Fringe Preview performance  
Saturday May 25th 7.30 pm £10 (includes glass of wine and donation to Midlands Air Ambulance)
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