Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

Bridewell Theatre

19 - 22 October 2009 / 19:30, 14:00
Bridewell Theatre


Tickets:
7 (For 3.50 concessions, Guildhall staff & students and Equity phone the box office directly on 0207 638 8891)

subject to availability
 sold out



Oyster girl Nancy Astley meets male impersonator Kitty Butler and her fate is sealed. She falls head-over-heels in love, joins her music hall act and takes an exhilarating journey to the high and low-life of Victorian London.

Tipping the Velvet conjures up an intoxicatiing world of  'grease-paint', wood and spilling beer, of gas and tobacco and hair-oil combined...the essence not of pleasure but of grief.' From West End renter to East End 'tom', Nancy's rites-of-passage tale comes richly to life in Guildhall's showcase production of the first ever stage vsion of Sarah Waters' joyous novel. 










 

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