Thom Tuck Goes Straight to DVD

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Simba's Pride, Cinderella III, The Return of Jafar. Thom Tuck from the Penny Dreadfuls presents his debut solo show. He is watching every straight-to-DVD Disney movie, so you don't have to. Find out definitively what a midquel is. Snort derisively at Pocahontas II. Delight in the schadenfreude of this discussion, dissection and descent into madness. Will also include tales of heartbreak. Not suitable for stupid children.

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Thom Tuck Goes Straight to DVD

16 Aug 20114 stars

Funny and heart-wrenching show on Disney films and painful break-ups

There are two themes in Tuck’s show: straight to DVD Disney films and severely painful break-ups. The connection isn’t immediately apparent, but Tuck’s brave finale combines both strands with some genuinely dark humour, while simultaneously his stage…

Thom Tuck Goes Straight to DVD

6 Jul 2011

Penny Dreadfuls' Thom Tuck's 2011 Edinburgh show examines Disney sequels

Just as the emotional yearning of The Little Mermaid reinvigorated animated cinema on its release in 1989, Thom Tuck hopes his analysis of that movie’s follow-ups, plus various other Disney sequels, spin-offs and shameless House of Mouse cash-ins has a…

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