DO YOU THINK THAT'S WISE? - The Life and Times of John Le Mesurier

Description

  • Theatre/Arts
  • Tickets from £13.00 - £18.00
  • Birmingham City Centre
  • Over 18
  • Sat, 2nd Nov 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

British Comedy Guide Recommended Show 2018*

In this affectionate tribute to one of Britain’s best-loved comedy stars, leading impressionist Julian Dutton (BBC1’s The Big Impression, BBC R4’s The Secret World, co-creator & co-star of BBC2's Pompidou with Matt Lucas etc.) brings to life the man behind the wry smile and urbane English repartee that charmed millions and turned John Le Mesurier into a household name as Sergeant Wilson in Dad’s Army. As with many comedy stars, Le Mesurier’s life was not without tragedy – his broken marriage to Hattie Jacques, his betrayal by his best friend Tony Hancock – all these setbacks shook him, but his reputation as the quintessential English Gentleman never wavered. Packed with glorious reminiscences and stories from the Golden Age of Classic British Comedy, Julian Dutton’s show is a joyful and moving celebration of one of the most popular comic actors of our era.


“A compelling performance” ★★★★ CHORTLE

“You would think that John Le Mesurier was actually stood before you. An amazing biographical tale - look out for it on tour.” BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE

“Dutton is an excellent mimic and exudes the charm and easy, genial style of his subject. In so doing, he pulls off a clever trick, showing us a man who is essentially pathetic and alcoholic whist never ruining our fond memory of Le Mesurier as the helpless and hugely funny Sergeant Wilson.”
BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE 

“An impressionist tour de force” Independent
“Brilliant” Jon Culshaw 
“A superb impersonation” Claire Cavanagh, BBC Bristol
mers around.” BBC Comedy
“A fantastic show” James Hurn, the One-Man Hancock’s Half Hour

Offers

Promotions

Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
Do You Think That's Wise? Evening

Admit One Evening

19:30 - 21:30 £13.00
Do You Think That's Wise? Matinee

Admit One Matinee

14:30 - 16:30 £13.00
Pre-Theatre Dining

2 Courses Set Menu £18 Evening

18:00 - 19:30 £18.00
Pre-Theatre Dining

2 Courses Set Menu £18 Matinee

13:00 - 14:30 £18.00

Location

Address

4 Temple Row West, B2 5NY

Area

Birmingham City Centre


Getting there

Citymapper Google Maps Gett £15 off for first riders with code DMNGETT

Organiser

Old Joint Stock Theatre

Venue

Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

Victorian, unique and vintage are but a few ways to describe the eye-catching Old Joint Stock Theatre pub, sitting just shy of Birmingham City Centre.  Born originally as a library in 1862 then later a bank, this decadent and richly decorated Victorian pub sits comfortably opposite St Philips Cathedral…

T&C s

TERMS & CONDITIONS

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and NON EXCHANGEABLE

Changes can be made to ticket purchases subject to availability and may not be an option for certain events. Changes will incur a £2.50 per ticket administration fee. This is offered at the discretion of the venue.

LATECOMERS - Please be aware that due to the intimate setting of the Old Joint Stock Theatre that latecomers MAY not be admitted. Please leave sufficient time for arrival as refunds will not be given if you cannot be admitted due to arriving late.
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6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
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