THE GREAT BRITISH COUNTRY FETE

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“Everyone agrees that the Bush’s Latitude productions are unmissable”
The Times

Following on from 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover and suddenlossofdignity.com, this year’s summer romp brings you a field full of feisty fun and village politics.

A British institution – the country fete. Home to fascist jam makers, murderous marrow growers, ‘special’ Brownies and enough bunting to cause a national fabric shortage. It’s a pillar of country life, a melting pot of personalities, and the British summer wouldn’t be the same without it.

Join the Bush for a feted day. Skittles will scatter, some fruit will spoil, and someone will tread dog poo through the tea tent. Do not shy away, but come coconuting along to this irrestible summer punch of stories and song.

Russell Kane, famous nationwide for his Perrier award-winning stand up shows and his hilarious Fakespeare plays, teams up with award-winning composer and lyricist Michael Bruce and Bush Associate Director Anthea Williams (suddenlossofdignity.com and 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover).

BUSH ON TOUR

2- 3 July [North Wall Theatre, Oxford]
8 – 10 July [Ustinov @ Theatre Royal, Bath]
12 – 14 July [Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol]
15 – 19 July Latitude Festival
21 – 24 July [Drum Theatre, Plymouth]

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Graham Lappin

Graham was born in Stockport and trained at Rose Bruford College in London.

Theatrical credits include King Rat in ‘Dick Whittington’ (Theatre Royal Wakefield) and the UK tours of ‘The Buddy Holly Story’, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ & ‘The Billie Holliday Story’; London productions of ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’, ‘Auntie & Me’ and ‘A Life in the Theatre’ and in 2008, the concert production of ‘Chess’ at the Royal Albert Hall.

Graham also appeared in Jonathan Harvey’s ‘Von Trapped’ for Granada Television.

www.grahamlappin.com

For any further information please visit Keddie Scott Associates Ltd at www.ks-ass.co.uk

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Katie Brayben

Past credits include:

MAMMA MIA! West End and International tour. RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Basingstoke. SOME GIRLS ARE BIGGER THAN OTHERS, EVES AQUARIUM, THE CHOICE and TIME WARP.

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Gabriel Vick

Theatre Credits include: La Cage Aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre); A Little Night Music (The Menier Chocolate Factory/ Garrick Theatre); Dickens Unplugged (Edinburgh Festival/ Comedy Theatre); Cabaret (Lyric Theatre); Scrooge (UK Tour); Avenue Q (Noel Coward Theatre).

TV credits include: MI High (CBBC); My Family (BBC)

Gabriel Trained at the Royal Academy of Music. He is an accomplished musician and songwriter and plays piano, trumpet and the Guitar.

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24 Mar
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23 Mar
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23 Mar
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23 Mar
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23 Mar
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19 Mar

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