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Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans to star in Queen Mother comedy in the West End by Tom Ambrose

Michael Grandage will direct Wilton as the Queen Mother, with Evans playing her most loyal servant, in new play Backstairs Billy this autumn Luke Evans will return to the West End this autum…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:07PM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Badly behaved theatregoers: ‘A woman urinated in a stairwell adjacent to where we were sitting’ by Tom Ambrose

Guardian readers share their experiences of appalling audience antics, including heckling, eating sushi and being sick in the seats The thorny issue of theatre etiquette has come under the s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:18PM
Monday, May 29, 2023

‘They don’t know the rules’: actors hit back at theatregoers phoning, drinking and fighting by Tom Ambrose

What’s it like to star in a play when audience members watch football, ring friends, open lagers or pass round entire chickens? Actors vent their anger at the ‘Netflix mindset’ of the …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

‘I’ve been spat at’: half of UK theatre staff consider quitting over audience behaviour by Tom Ambrose

Bectu launches safer theatres charter as survey reveals 45% of workers may quit due to shocking levels of antisocial behaviour by drunken theatregoers UK theatre staff have been attacked, se…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:32AM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Joe Lycett standup joke investigated by police after complaint by Tom Ambrose and Agency

Comedian says he was asked to explain context of gag to investigating officers, and will keep it in his show The comedian Joe Lycett has said he was investigated by the police after an audie…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:37PM

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