Posted: Thu 20th Oct 2016

Revlon Girl Comes Home To Wales

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Oct 20th, 2016

The critically acclaimed London West End show, Revlon Girl, visits Blackwood Miners’ Institute. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Opening on Friday 21 October until Saturday 22 October, this deeply moving play, based on real life events, follows a group of bereaved mothers 8 months after the Aberfan disaster of 1966. The mothers realise they have let themselves go, so they secretly arrange a visit from a representative from Revlon to give a demonstration. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Written by Neil Anthony Docking (Casualty and Emmerdale) and directed by Maxine Evans (Stella and Call the Midwife) the show has already received excellent reviews. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“The Revlon Girl must surely rank as one of the best pieces of new writing in London at the moment.” Ian Foster, There Ought To Be Clowns. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Anyone who questions the ability of theatre to shine a light on the human condition should be afforded the privilege of sitting through a performance of this seminal work.” Geraint Thomas, South Wales Evening Post. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Maxine Evans, who plays Rhian in Stella, will be replacing Sarah Jayne Hopkins in this touring production. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Tickets for the showings cost £14 per adult and £12 per child/concession. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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