We are delighted announce that Dan Leno - A Royal Jester! starring Steve Royle from BBC Radio Lancashire and Blackpool's Grand Theatre pantomime will be performing an open-air performance at Lytham Hall on Saturday 24th August 2019 at 6pm. Gates open at 4pm.
Performance last approx 2 hours with a 15 minute interval.
Please bring own seating, suitable clothing and picnic. Licensed bar and interval refreshments available.
“A Supreme performance by Steve Royle ensured that David Slattery-Christy’s biographical play about Victorian music hall star Dan Leno was both comical, gripping and poignant…he fully inhabits the role and simply is Dan Leno.” (Lancashire Evening Post)
“There is tragedy and there is comedy but in drama when the two melt together like twilight into evening, then you know you are witnessing something very special…The cast, Nicole Violet, Jordan Kennedy, Louise Steggals, Andy Cooke is excellent with its renditions of music hall songs and choreographed appearances, but it is Steve Royle’s night… this performance takes him to a new level…a production not to be missed.” (Susan Duke – Entertainment Then & Now)
“Slattery-Christy’s ability as a writer really shines…the story moves along in such a way as to show the wonderful style and material of Leno’s performances, while in the same moment the heartbreak and tragedy of his tortured genius.” (Alt Blackpool)
Parental Guidance. The play does contain some strong language and adult themes.