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I'm Treading The Boards Again

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POSTED BY DAVID PIBWORTH ON 03/12/2019 @ 8:00AM

So this week I start to tread the boards again, playing the role of Melchett in Blackadder's Christmas Carol at the Chrysalis Theatre in Milton Keynes ...

I'm treading the boards again in Blackadder's Christmas Carol at the Chrysalis Theatre!

I'm treading the boards again in Blackadder's Christmas Carol at the Chrysalis Theatre!

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It starts this Wednesday and ends on Saturday with two shows. It's the Elizabethan version of Meltchett I play who, as we all know from the TV series, is a slimy untrustworthy type. The show, as suggested by the title, takes Blackadder back and forth in time so the costume changes are a bit frantic behind scenes.

Find details of the shows by clicking here, and you can book tickets online

So what's on the comedy front next year? There's a full-on comedy night on the day after Valentine day at the Carlton House Club in Olney. Details are to be confirmed, but it'll be sketches similar to our sell-out show there earlier in the year. I've also confirmed the legendary Richard Digance to appear on 14th May.

Allo Allo will be performed at our own Arches Theatre in or around August 2020 and we're still undecided on the venue for Porridge as it's a little more complicated to put on.

So plenty happening and I shall update you as and when more detail is confirmed.

Until next time ...

DAVID PIBWORTH

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About David Pibworth ...

 

David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.

Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.

He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.

He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.

He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.

David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.