Waiting for Stanley
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This pacy story, based entirely on real-life experiences, paints a stunning picture of how life was for London's women during the war, through mime, puppetry and physical comedy. Suitcases transform into radios, cribs, typewriters and a whole host of other props. Flashbacks to wartime adventures are intercut with fantasies of Stanley's whereabouts, all with the underlying ache of separation from husband at the front and child evacuated to the country, with only letters to hold on to. 'A very moving show, poignant as well as charming in a very quintessentially English way' (TimeOut, Critics' Choice). All ages.
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Waiting for Stanley17 Aug 2012
Keep calm and carry on clowning
A woman with a red clown nose waits on a luggage-filled railway platform for her wartime sweetie to return. As her wait grows, she raids the suitcases around her, each contributing props to a captivating series of tales drawn from the experiences of…
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