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Say Allo Allo! To MKTOC At The Arches Theatre

Follow the adventures of Rene Artois ...

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POSTED BY DAVID PIBWORTH ON 11/02/2020 @ 8:00AM

The brilliant Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy is back at The Arches Theatre this September. The local cast will be performing their hilarious stage adaptation of the BBC classic sitcom Allo Allo, written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft ...

The brilliant Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy is back at The Arches Theatre this September!

The brilliant Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy is back at The Arches Theatre this September!

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If you came to see this amazing comedy troupe in their stage version of 'The Pink Panther - A Shot in the Dark' last year, then you know you are in for a great night as the two performances went down a storm with everyone in attendance.

Based on the hugely successful British television series that ran for a decade from 1982, this performance will follow the adventures of Rene Artois, a hapless cafe owner in German-occupied France during the Second World War!

Join Rene, Yvette, Herr Flick, Officer Crabtree and all your other show favourites, plus a range of fantastic and questionable accents, in early September. Final dates are yet to be confirmed, but this community production of 'Allo 'Allo is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.

We have named this troupe 'Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy (MKTOC) at The Arches' as it is an extension of the premier comedy group MKTOC, which some of you may know that I am involved in. This new company will only perform at The Arches Theatre.

It is made up of a variety of individuals all with differing acting experiences - some are professional, some not and some are acting for the very first time. I will be able to tell you more over the next few months.

Keep checking back for information.

Until next time ...

DAVID PIBWORTH

Would you like to know more?

If you'd like to discover more about the Arches Theatre, do give me a call on 01234 241357, leave a comment below or click here to ping over an email and let's see how I can help you..

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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.