In Cahoots

by Melissa Reeves, 8-12 July 2014

UK Premiere

The 80s. Australia. Brownies. There’s probably no badge for this.

Tonight is the annual Parents and Friends evening of the First Cardwell Street Brownies. But when the new District Commissioner arrives to inspect the all-singing, semaphoring, badge-collecting Brownie Troupe, she's not expecting spray cans, a hip flask full of whisky and a mushroom that incorporates a short wave radio.

Set in 1980s Australia the audience and Front of House volunteers are treated as parents and friends of the Brownies in this comedic, slightly absurd play where the subversive characters are not what they seem.

As the play progresses the Brownies’ radical secrets unfold in bizarre fashion at a ‘pow-wow’ with a difference.

This all female cast brings you a fast-paced show; which combines humour, music, craft and play.


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Brown Owl - Fran Pilcher
Commissioner - Julie Dark
Jeanie - Roz Brierley
Monica - Fran Rafferty
Natalie - Kate Cullen
Rhonda - Hayley Sperring
Ruth - Kezia Richards

Director: Emma J Leaver
Producer: Clare Harding

In Cahoots, by Melissa Reeves
The Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane Fleet Street
London, EC4Y 8EQ

8-12 July 2014 at 7.30pm with a Saturday matinée tea at 2.30pm

Tickets: £13.50 (concessions £11) unless otherwise stated, see below for special performances. A limited number of onstage premium seats are available for £15.50 (£13). Buy 10 tickets and get a 10% discount. Cash only on the door.

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Please note, In Cahoots features strong language and is not be suitable for children.

Charity night, Wednesday 9 July, 7.30pm
50% of all ticket sales go to the Cardboard Citizens, the Sedos Charity of the Year 2014.

'80s Flamin' Galah Night, Friday 11 July, 7.30pm
Tickets £15.50 (£13 concessions). Ticket includes a free programme and a glass of fizz after the show. Guests are encouraged to dress 80s style! Premium seats are available at £18 (£15.50 concessions)

Concessions: Sedos members, children, students with valid identification, registered disabled and registered unemployed unless otherwise stated, for example Gala Nights.

Ticket Collection
Tickets will be available for you to collect from the Box Office on the night of the performance. They will not be posted out to you. Seats at the Bridewell Theatre are unreserved.

Latecomers will only be admitted at the discretion of Sedos.

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Sedos Summer Festival

In Cahoots is being performed as part of the 2014 Sedos Summer Festival (1-19 July), an exciting three-week summer season featuring the return of the Eurosedos Song Contest, an Australian comedy about a reneged bunch of ageing brownies, a satirical Russian comedy about political corruption, and an afternoon and evening of song and dance.

All shows are performed at our resident home, the Bridewell Theatre. For more information on the Sedos Summer Festival, click here.

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