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SCOTCH EGG THE MUSICAL

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By Dom Hartley and Jonny Dixon-Smith


 It’s 2040 and a late-night news show is running a retrospective on the government’s handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic. In the studio with sharp-tongued presenter, Judith Harper-Jones, is ex-PM Lord Johnson. As the peer struggles to explain the inexplicable, a series of characters take the audience through the comic and the tragic aspects of the crisis.



This show is not afraid to ask profound questions: What is the proper relationship between state and individual? What makes a life worth living? And does a scotch egg really constitute a substantial meal?



With satirical numbers like, The Laws are Set in Stone and He’s Gonna Save Christmas, combined with the pathos of songs like, Fading Away and We’re All Key Workers After All, this musical romp provides thought-provoking satire and a much-needed Covid boost - without the need for a fourth jab.




"Smart and funny...Scotch Egg deserves to outlast the current Prime Minister. It's got better jokes and better hair."
–  Neil McCormick, The Daily Telegraph.
"A stroke of true genius!" 
Ely King, Theatre journalist
"I laughed until my face hurt" 
Audience member - The Drayton Arms Theatre.

Production company: Broadcast Productions Limited, Tucks Corner, Etchingwood, Buxted, Uckfield, TN224PU (domhartley@broadcastproductions.co.uk) 

For more information about the venue and our COVID-19 Health and Safety policy, please see our your-visit page.
We do not accept Amex.
Running time 70 mins, no interval.
Recommended for ages 13 + 
4 - 7 May 7.30pm
7 May Matinee 3pm
Tickets (All unreserved)

General Admission £15

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