Skint Productions present
Once a Year on Blackpool Sands
written & directed by Karlton Parris
Skint Productions Presents a new LGBTQ comedy Drama by karlton parris Featuring a host of the finest UK acting talent.
From June-July 2018 the Production will tour at selected Venues across the UK Prior to heading Off-Broadway at the Davenport Theatre west 45th street NewYork.
The Film Version Goes into Full Production October 2018 when all six members of the Stage Cast will reprise their roles.
Set in Blackpool 1953 Not long After the Coronation, This Real-Life True Story is packed with Gritty Northern Comedy coupled with a Heart Breaking Emotional Punch. As Yorkshire Miners and secret lovers Eddy and Tommy Head to Blackpool with most of their Town for the annual Pit Close wakes holiday. However, Eddy had almost missed the bus and turned up with no suitcase covered in cuts and bruises. Now the lads have checked into the surprisingly empty Withering Heights on Sea guest House Run by the Caustic and Alarmingly Odd Gladys her rebellious and very flirty daughter Maureen and the infamous Red Ethel ex-communist stripper show girl. Up Stairs the only other guest Mr. Elbridge is trying to muster the courage to unleash any of his three female alter egos and walk the fabled Transvestite walk from north to south pier as a Woman. As Events unfold both heartbreaking and hysterically funny Six Lives will be changed forever and as Eddy reveals a shocking truth it will lead to a lifetime of activism in the fight for equality and freedom For the LGBTQ community.
Once A Year on Blackpool Sands
Sunday 17th June at 5pm
Tickets: £10 | Concessions: £8
Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes
16+. Strong language and adult themes. Ticket purchases are non refundable. Concession prices apply to students; under 18s; pensioners; those on disability and unemployment benefits; Equity, BECTU & SDUK members; Portico Places cardholders. As a young venue we are still upgrading and developing the space, any additional donations are much appreciated and will be used towards improving the theatre even further and keeping the venue going in the long-term.