Tues 12 Feb 2019, The Core Theatre comedy & variety, theatre & dance
Three complete episode recreated by two amazing actors!
Dad’s Army Radio Show - Based on the classic BBC sitcom by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
Performed by David Benson and Jack Lane. Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series. Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft's quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted by Gold TV, with the immortal words "Don't tell him, Pike".
Double Fringe First Award winner David Benson (star of Think No Evil Of Us: My Life With Kenneth Williams and Boris: World King ) and Jack Lane ( Wisdom Of A Fool ) present a selection of classic radio episodes featuring favourite lines, cherished characters and great feats of vocal impersonation!
Mum's Army - The Deadly Attachment & Round And Round Went The Great Big Wheel. All characters are performed by Benson and Lane.
... "a two-man Army and a comedy force to be reckoned with" ***** Radio Times
'Pretty much perfect feat of mimicry' The Times
"Benson and Lane carry it all off beautifully" **** Daily Telegraph
Benson and Lane's impersonations are peerless, the show an absolute treat from start to
finish. Wonderful stuff!...Daily Mail
Lewis's direction and Lishman's sound design give real light and shade in which the two
versatile performers shine... The Arts Desk
Classic British comedy recreated by two classic performers. A show not to miss. *****
"Utterly brilliant... the best Dad's Army Performance Ive ever seen" Barry Cryer