Charley's Aunt


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Charley’s Aunt

man poses as a woman in order to get his pal out of a jam. [Br. Drama: Barnhart, 228]
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Which Not the Nine O'Clock News star won an Olivier award for his performance in Charley's Aunt in 1983?
Seward also recounted a time when Prince Edward was in New Zealand in the early 1980's and he co-starred with Alison Bell in the amateur production of "Charley's Aunt." Bell told Seward that Prince Edward came up to her after the play and gave her a surprise kiss.
Lucy Fleming, Tom Courtenay and Helen Mirren were holding an informal press conference for the play Charley's Aunt.
While best known for his TV work, including Drop The Dead Donkey, Ballykissangel and Wild at Heart, as well as the award-winning DCI Banks which is based on the series of novels by Peter Robinson, Tompkinson also appeared in 1996 hit film Brassed Off and his stage roles have included Spamalot, Charley's Aunt and, mostly recently, a tour of Art which brought him to Theatre Royal in March.
Indiana Repertory Theatre opens its first season with a staging of Charley's Aunt, directed by Edward Stern, at the Athenaeum Theatre.
One had him in drag as title character "Charley's Aunt" (1925), from Brandon Thomas' 1892 play.
In 1892, when Charley's Aunt first saw the light of day, Oxford had its serious side.
THEATRE Charley's Aunt Come along to The Carlton Players' final play of the season, Charley's Aunt.
Trivia: Jones has won two Olivier Awards for his work in the stage productions of Charley's Aunt and An Absolute Turkey.
Trivia Jones has won two Olivier Awards for his work in the stage productions of Charley's Aunt and An Absolute Turkey.
"If you are playing in Charley's Aunt and your favourite aunt died that lunchtime," he said, "you'll still have to go on the stage and play Charley's Aunt".
Penley who played Lord Fancourt Babberley in Brandon Thomas's Charley's Aunt.