French farce with a twist

First published in Blackburn entertainment previews

BLACKBURN Arts Club is going back in time to Paris in the Belle Epoque for a French farce this spring.

Monkey’s Uncle, by David Lewis, will be staged by the Gibraltar Street theatre-based group from March 12 to 16.

Producer Geoff Baron said: “This is a French farce with a twist; the play examines the mayhem caused when our animal instincts come into conflict with our civilised veneers.

“Georges Feydeau is trying to write his latest farce while juggling his long-suffering wife, a racy mistress and two desperate associates. His latest plot and hectic life begin to blur into one until it all spirals into the 21st Century.”

Call 01254 664642 or 52910 to book.

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