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The Strongman – a Covid-safe, all-family, socially distanced, real-life silent movie theatre show! (Stockland)

Sunday 25th October 2020

Inspired by Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 film ‘The Circus’, The Strongman tells a story of intrigue and jealousy, with a big helping of comedy and musical ‘joie de vivre’.

Set in the 1920s, the story involves a travelling show that has just lost its headline act. The Strongman has died, and if his assistant doesn’t find a replacement she will be forced to quit the circus. To make matters worse, the Boss is stealing her share of the profits…Who can save her from homelessness and destitution? Will she find a Strongman in time and will he be able to lift the Two-Ton Challenge that awaits him?

Expect silent comedy, circus skills, live theatre and music and a little bit of magic from the Cornish family troupe Bash Street Theatre, in a show suitable for all ages.

Sunday 25 October @ 1:30pm
Stockland Village Hall grounds, EX14 9EF

Please bring your own seats/rugs, warm clothing and picnic. No refreshments will be available at the venue so bring your own.

Running time 50mins with NO interval.

**All tickets MUST be booked in advance, tickets cannot be purchased on the gate. Social distancing measures will be in place and hand sanitisation stations available for public use. Please respect social distancing at all times, please stay in your bubble (maximum 6 people)**

In the event of a lockdown or inclement weather a full refund will be available. In such case of cancellation we hope to reschedule to the Spring.

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