Fang-Tastic Comedy Theatre at the Corn Exchange

On Wednesday 24 May, masters of comedy theatre, Le Navet Bete in association with Exeter Northcott Theatre will bring their latest show, Dracula: The Bloody Truth to the Corn Exchange in Newbury.

A hilariously imaginative retelling of Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula: The Bloody Truth will take audiences on a journey from the dark and sinister Transylvanian mountains to the charming seaside town of Whitby and into the world of the supernatural, where they will thrillingly reveal that the events recorded in 1897 were not fiction at all, but fact!

A talented cast of four actors will take on an abundance of characters, from the sensible Jonathan Harker and eccentric Professor Abraham Van Helsing, to the infamous vampire, Dracula, and three of his deadly wives. Directed by renowned comedy director John Nicholson, this theatrical treat is packed full of song, dance, shadow puppets and even some Victorian parlour tricks, all delivered with sharp comic timing, clever dialogue and whimsical horseplay.

Le Navet Bete are a Devonshire based theatre company, whose mission is to create and tour hilarious, physical and accessible comedy theatre using creative and engaging storytelling. The Company are no strangers to Newbury, having presented previous shows such as The Wizard of Oz , Once Upon a Time in a Western and Dick Tracey at New Greenham Arts.  Fans of their work now have the chance to see the Company perform on the larger Corn Exchange stage, for what is set to be an unmissable evening of delightfully ridiculous comic theatre.

Dracula: The Bloody Truth promises to have the vampires back in the ground and leave audiences flying high at the Corn Exchange, Newbury at 7pm on Wednesday 24 May. Age guide 8+.

Tony Hiller

Technical and Digital Experience Manager for Kennet Radio.

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