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All Around Town
On from 09 Dec 2014 till 04 Jan 2015
All Around Town
by Robert Wallis & Liam Fleming
Genre(s): New Writing, Comedy

Tickets: £10.00 - £12.00

About: All Around Town

by Robert Wallis & Liam Fleming

9 December 2014 – 4 January 2015
Top Secret Comedy Club, Covent Garden
170a Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PD
Station(s): Covent Garden/Holborn (5 min walk)

The world premiere of This is Not a Christmas Play comes to the Top Secret Comedy Club, Drury Lane for a limited four week season. A farcical tribute to the festive season without shoving eggnog down your throat, this is the ultimate alternative Christmas story!

“Home invasion, the Virgin Mary and Chinese food. The Holy Trinity of Christmas.”

It’s Christmas Day, but David refuses to acknowledge it. Along with his best friend and professional layabout Tim he is on a mission to win his ex-girlfriend back, but will she even show-up? As an amusing assortment of strange characters turn up at their door, the pair soon discovers that turkey isn’t the only thing on the menu…

This is Not a Christmas Play is a story about friendship on the most famous day of the year but without all the clichés of the Christmas season. Funny and heartfelt, the play takes us through a few hours in the life of one stressed individual and his well-meaning friend as Christmas is forced upon them in more ways than one!

REVIEWS: Life in a Sketchbook, at the Top Secret Comedy Club:

‘Fresh...funny and fast-paced. A true delight to watch.’
★★★★ Official Theatre
‘Incredibly witty...strong and intriguing. Funny and engaging performances.’
★★★★ Female Arts
‘Clever. Poignant...hilarious. Honest laughter and genuine entertainment.’
A Younger Theatre
'A highly dramatic show with big ideas. Encompass are ones to watch.'
Everything Theatre
'Raw, edgy, with distinctive eloquent performances. Terrific direction...this is real theatre.'
John Foster (BAFTA award-winning writer)
‘West-End potential...beautifully done. There should be more theatre like it.’
Backstage Pass

Encompass are a London-based theatre and production company that have been making bold and visually arresting new work since 2010. They explore the psychological and emotional, drawing from cinematic influences to tell stories through heightened reality. Their mission: to challenge, move and entertain.

Directed by Jonathan Woodhouse
Associate Director: Rachael Owens
Produced by Jonathan Woodhouse, Liam Fleming & Rachael Owens
Designed by Sarah Buller
Music by Alex Burnett
@EncompassOnline #ThisIsNotAChristmasPlay

Dates and times:
9 December – 4 January 2015
Tuesdays – Sundays
6.30pm doors – 6.45pm start
Saturday performance @ 3pm

NO performances: Saturday evenings, Mondays, 24 – 29 December, 1 January

Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions) from

Twitter: @EncompassOnline #ThisIsNotAChristmasPlay

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