• Summary
  • Venue
  • Credits

Summary

At 4pm every Saturday, from 1976 to 1988, tens of millions of Britons, and countless more world-wide, were in the grip of an extraordinary sports phenomenon: watching two fat men (aka Shirley Crabtree and Martin Ruane) pretend to fight each other. This is their story.

This ‘British Heavyweight Champion Comedy’, the writers of New Perspectives’ hit play Those Magnificent Men, brings back to grunting, grappling life these two hugely popular battling behemoths and the bizarre world they bestrode. With an “all-star cast of thousands”, including Dickie Davies, Paul McCartney, Chris Tarrant, Frank Sinatra, Princess Margaret, and Greg Dyke, this ambitious, touching, hilarious comedy conjures up a whole nation during its most colourful era.

Previously performed at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Suitability

10+

Venue

94 Alfred Gelder Street
Hull
HU1 2AN
01482 317941

http://www.kardomah94.com/

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Social Channels

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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am-4pm
Tuesday 10am-10pm
Wednesday 10am-10pm
Thursday 10am-10pm
Friday 10am-11am
Saturday 10am-11am
Sunday 11am-5pm

Creative Credits

WRITTEN BY: Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon
DIRECTED BY: Neal Coulman (Fracked Off/The Graduate)
PRODUCED BY: Peter Shally (Servant to 2 Masters/Abigail’s Party)
Nominated: Buxton Festival Fringe, Best New Writing.