The Past is a tattooed Sailor

The Past is a Tattooed Sailor

Past and present are one in the sleeping manor house where Uncle Napier lives in an eternal doze. Upper class boy Joshua has sought out his great-uncle, long taken to his bed and drifting in memories of his glowing adolescence. Joshua is having his own roaring twenties with new builder boyfriend Damien, but the burden of class weighs heavy over the young man, and ghosts from the past cling to him like Uncle Napier's overwhelming scent.
Uncle Napier draws both boys into his delusions that his own youth has not faded, and that a muscular sailor will give this Sleeping Beauty the reviving kiss. Thus Uncle Napier drifts in reverie. Until the two boys and Uncle Napier are sharply awakened by visits from Joshua’s rich Cousin Patrick. But what sinister thoughts lie behind Patrick’s tight-lipped comments? What exactly is he seeking?

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The Past is a Tattooed Sailor running time: 
2 Hours
By:
Simon Blow
Director:
Jeffrey Mayhew

Old Red Lion Theatre

Address:
Above Old Red Lion Theatre Pub, 418 St John Street, London, EC1V 4NJ
Venue Box Office:
020 7833 3053
Nearest tube:
Angel

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