‘One of the most moving, authentic and quite unique entertainments ever devised about theatre.’
When award-winning lip synch maestro Dickie Beau realised he might never play The Dane, he decided to turn himself into a human Hamlet mix-tape. Channelling audio recordings of great historical performances of theatre's most famous role, he created a humorous and haunting solo show to ‘re-member’ the ghosts of Hamlets past.
Along the way, he stumbled upon the story of one especially masterful Hamlet; one that left an indelible mark on all who saw it but one can never be ‘re-membered’ – because no recording exists, except in the memories of those who were there.
Featuring original interviews with theatre legends such as Sir Ian McKellen and Sir John Gielgud, as well as exclusive finds from behind the scenes, Re-Member Me is part documentary theatre, part 21st century séance and the unforgettable story behind the greatest Hamlet almost never seen.
Images: Sarah Lewis
Wed 27 Feb 2019, 8.00 PM
Thu 28 Feb 2019, 8.00 PM
Fri 1 Mar 2019, 8.00 PM
Sat 2 Mar 2019, 8.00 PM
Sat 2 Mar 2019, 10.00 PM
Sun 3 Mar 2019, 6.00 PM
Latecomers only admitted at a suitable break in the performance
Thu 28 Feb 9pm
Creator and Performer Dickie Beau
Collaborator and Director Jan-willem van den Bosch
Lighting Design Marty Langthorne
A versatile actor and artist, Dickie Beau is best known for breathing new life into lip synching through his distinctive playback performances. He has received multiple awards, including the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, the London Cabaret Award for Best Alternative Performer and in 2017 he was joint winner of Best Supporting Actor in the Off West End Theatre Awards. He appears alongside Keira Knightly in the feature film Colette in which he plays mime artist and silent film actor Georges Wague. He also plays Kenny Everett in the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
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