Venue: Main House
Dates: 16 August 2012
Price(s): £ 10
Trailblazers – Queens of TV Comedy. In association with the BFI.
Barbara Windsor hosts an evening celebrating those wonderful women who began their careers as stars of music hall and variety theatres from Marie Lloyd and Vesta Tilly to Hylda Baker, Beryl Reid, Irene Handel, Betty Marsden and Sophie Tucker.
A combination of live performance and rare footage, some never shown before. With special star guests including Jean Fergusson, Josie Lawrence, Joanna Riding, Jennie Dale and Sue Kelvin.
Director Susie McKenna
Double Piano Steve Edis and Mark Dickman
Choreograper Frank Thompson
The Trailblazer events are also part of a very special season at the BFI, the events in their season celebrates funny women of the present day supplemented by vintage footage. These events are split between our two venues. More information on Trailblazers at the BFI
This show finished on: 16 Aug 2012