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    ARCHIVE: How to Win Against History

    • 02 Nov -
      11 Nov 2017
      02 Nov - 11 Nov 2017


    Written and Composed by Seiriol Davies
    Directed by Alex Swift / Devised by The Company

    We’re partnering up with the brilliant Wardrobe Theatre to bring you this critically acclaimed comedy musical by the gobsmackingly talented Seiriol Davies. This is one not to be missed by fans of Tim Minchin, Hedwig and the Angry Inch or Flight of the Conchords.

    Henry Cyril Paget was one of the Earth’s wealthiest men, until he lost it all by being too damn fabulous. The 5th Marquis of Anglesey blew his family’s colossal fortune on diamond frocks, lilac-dyed poodles and putting on simply amazing plays to which nobody came, causing a very 19th century scandal. His fabulous flame burned brightly, briefly and transvestitely until he died at just 29, after which his outraged family destroyed every record of him ever having had existed.

    Seiriol Davies’s fierce and tragi-gorgeous new musical is a true story of being too weird for the world but desperately not wanting it to forget you. A frothy, glossy costume drama musical about expectations, manliness, disappointment and the stories we tell to convince ourselves it’s all going well, and the moments we realise it’s not.

    How To Win Against History was the solid gold, sparkly-diamond-studded
    hit of Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and winner of The Stage Edinburgh Award and Broadway Baby Bobby.

    DAC_Beachcroft_Secondary Short Logo_CMYK_blue no line is delighted to support Tobacco Factory Theatres as it stages its Aug – Dec 17 season.

    • RUNNING TIME1hr 15mins
    • TICKETSFull £12 / Concession £10
    • VENUE

    8pm / Matinee Sat 11 2pm (No show Sat 04 or Sun)

    How to Win Against History is part of BEYOND, our off-site season and co-presented with the Wardrobe Theatre. See more Tobacco Factory Theatres BEYOND

    The Old Market Assembly, 25 West Street, Old Market, BS2 0DF

    Venue website: wardrobetheatre.com

    Business Club Members can get 2 for 1 tickets to the performance on Fri 03 November. Book early as this offer is subject to availability. To claim please quote your company promotion code over the phone or in person at the Box Office. Please bring proof of the company you work for.

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      "A work of genius"

      The Daily Telegraph
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      "Deliriously entertaining"

      What's On Stage
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      "Gleeful, ludicrous - a larky collision of Gilbert & Sullivan and Monty Python"

      Time Out

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