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Ugly Chief
On from 03 Aug 2017 till 03 Aug 2017
Battersea Arts Centre
by Victoria Melody
Genre(s): Comedy

Tickets: £12.50 - £17.50

About: Ugly Chief

A new show from the creator of Major Tom and Hair Peace.

In 2013, Victoria Melody's dad (celebrity TV antique dealer, Mike Melody) was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Victoria trained as a funeral director so she could give him the service of his dreams – complete with eulogies, a Blackpool FC tangerine dress code and a New Orleans jazz procession. A year later the doctors realised they had misdiagnosed Mike. But they are going ahead with the funeral anyway...

Ugly Chief is a comedy based on true events, performed by a real-life father and daughter. It explores the taboos around death, and the fractious relationship with a parent whose opinion you don't always agree with.

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'Smart, warm and unpretentiously funny'
The Times on Victoria Melody

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