Theatre

Olive Copperbottom: A Dickensian Tale of Love, Gin and the Pox

Penny Ashton delivers a rollicking, romantic, musical journey through 15 gin-soaked characters told with song, dance and questionable personal hygiene. It’s Oliver! meets Blackadder with a saucy feminine twist. "Very very funny" RNZ

$28 - $35 (Service fees may apply)
75 mins
Thu 23 - Sun 26 September
Thu 23 Sep, 6:45pm - 8pm
Fri 24 Sep, 6:45pm - 8pm
Sat 25 Sep, 6:45pm - 8pm
Sun 26 Sep, 4pm - 5:15pm

After the smash-hit successes of Promise and Promiscuity, Penny Ashton brings Dickensian-inspired orphaned hero Olive Copperbottom, and a squalid gaggle of hilarious Victorians, to crusty life.

A rollicking, romantic, musical journey through 15 gin-soaked characters told with song, dance and questionable personal hygiene. It’s Oliver! meets Blackadder with a saucy feminine twist.

Winner Best Overall Show Victoria Fringe, Canada.

Winner Iron Chicken Best Indoor Show World Buskers Festival.

“...very very good...very very funny”

Radio NZ National

“...a one-woman show wonder.”

CBC Canada, 4 Stars

“It sparkles with intelligence, wit and verve.”

The Christchurch Press


 

Opening night fundraiser for The Aunties. 20% of all profits, 50% of all merchandise plus buckets on the night will go to them. 

This show contains innuendo - PG14 

Directed By Ben Crowder
Musical Arrangements by Robbie Ellis
Musical Direction by Michael Bell
Costume by Elizabeth Whiting
Written, Produced, Designed and Performed by Penny Ashton 

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