Car Park King

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

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01 November 2019

7.30pm

Described by The British Theatre Guide as ‘Horrible Histories for grown-ups’, during its phenomenal sell-out shows in 2017,  ‘Car Park King’ is an original comedy play about one of the most controversial Kings of England, Richard III.

Add a drop of Monty Python, a dash of Blackadder and a sprinkle of Spike Milligan and you have a side- splitting, bizarre, unmissable comedy that is ‘Car Park King.’

Awoken from his Car park tomb go back in time and follow Richard as he tries to stop a curse and protect his two nephews from danger. Sound simple enough? Think again. From witches, human birds, flamboyant French kings, no nonsense policemen, murderers, salesmen, lizards, messengers and magical mushrooms. Richard’s journey won’t be easy…but it will be entertaining!

‘Horrible Histories for grown-ups’ – The British Theatre Guide.

‘From the moment the lights dim the gags start to flow

and don’t stop for the next hour and 20 minutes.’ – Western Park Gazette

‘Still laughing and talking about it this morning!!

Brilliant.’ – Meg Murphy (Audience member)

‘Brilliantly funny & I enjoyed it immensely!’ – Claire Trigg (Audience member)

‘Wonderfully silly.’ – (Audience member)

‘Died of laughter.’ – Jessica Richards, Upstairs at the Western (Assistant Programmer)

‘Bloody Hilarious.’ – Impulse collective

‘Loved the show. Bring it back.’ – Jane Rosseau (Audience member)

Venue
Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA

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