Charley's Aunt

Menier Chocolate Factory
West End

Cast includes: Mathew Horne, Jane Asher, Sam Kelly, Norman Pace Charley’s rich Aunt, Dona Lucia, is visiting from Brazil (where the nuts come from!). The timing couldn’t be better. Her presence as a chaperone will allow him and his friend Jack to invite their respective true loves, Amy and Kitty, for luncheon to ask for their hands in marriage. Time is ticking, Amy is soon to leave for Scotland, but where is Charley’s Aunt? On learning she is delayed by several days, scuppering their romantic plans, they blackmail their eccentric friend, Lord Fancourt Babberley, to pose as Dona Lucia. Chaos ensue as the imposter Aunt is courted by Jack’s father and Amy’s guardian. And then Charlie’s real Aunt arrives…

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Brandon Thomas
Ian Talbot
Charley's Aunt Schedule
Opening date: 
Thursday, 20 September, 2012
Saturday, 10 November, 2012
51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
Nearest tube:
London Bridge

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
Tower Theatre presents Charley's Aunt at Technis

The Tower Theatre amateur dramatic company will present Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas at the Theatro Technis in Camden, north London from 26 to 30 April 2016.

The comedy was one of the original cross-dressing productions when it opened in 1892 and has been revived all over the world and was last seen at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2012.

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