Show poised to fly into Uplyme

PUBLISHED: 16:58 28 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:11 16 June 2010

Villages In Action is bringing Those Magnificent Men... theatre show to Uplyme Village Hall.

Show poised to fly into Uplyme

Villages In Action is bringing Those Magnificent Men... theatre show to Uplyme Village Hall.

This classic tale of plucky British pioneers - Captain John Alcock, dashing WWI fighter pilot, and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, navigational genius, with a gammy leg.

Huddled together against the elements in the tiny timber and canvas cockpit of their converted Vickers Vimy biplane - talk about winging it!

Now critically-acclaimed comedy writing duo, Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon have turned the story of the race to conquer the skies over the Atlantic into a fast and furious comic tour-de-force. Thrill to the sheer adventuring spirit of our unlikely heroes, marvel at their daredevil aerial antics, and wonder at how the whole bally thing is told, with just two actors and a crate full of funny props.

Ticket prices are £7 for adults, £5 for children and concessions and £19 for a family ticket (two adults and two children). Contact (01297) 445050.

It will be at Uplyme Village Hall on Friday, April 30, at 7.30pm.

Villages in action is run by a small team of people, working together to bring live theatre to rural communities.


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