Howerd’s End

Can you imagine being terrified of your own happiness? You can? Then let’s begin…

Frankie Howerd was one of Britain’s most loved comedians for half a century. But he had a secret. And the secret’s name was Dennis.This hugely acclaimed play by Mark Farrelly (Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope) takes you to the heart of Frankie and Dennis’ clandestine relationship, which lasted from the 1950s until Frankie’s death in 1992. It also affords a glorious opportunity to encounter Frankie in full-flight stand up mode.

Packed with laughter, but unafraid of truth, Howerd’s End  portrays two humans’ journey through closeness, love, grief, and all the other things that make life worth living. Come and say farewell to a legend…and learn the art of letting go.

Production running time: 80 mins with a 15min interval

Performers Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly will take part in a Q and A after this performance of Howerd’s End. They will be joined by Graham McCann, author of numerous major books on British comedy, including the official biography of Frankie Howerd. The Q and A will last approx 30 mins and will commence approx 15 mins after the end of the performance.

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Running Time 1 Hour, 40 Minutes
Performance Dates14 January-14 January

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