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Velvet Trumpet present JOY at Etcetera Theatre London

Joy at Etcetera Theatre“Three men. Three different walks of life. One problem. Joy… or lack thereof.

Velvet Trumpet present an evening of darkly funny monologues delving into the lives of lonely men desperately seeking joy.”

Starring: Jon Cottrell, Thomas Jones and Simon Grujich.

Velvet Trumpet are a South London-based theatre company with a passion for intimate new comedies which delve into the humour and pathos of unexplored occupations and unexamined lives.

When Michael’s marriage fails and he is forced to move in with his brother, it’s fair to say that life has taken a turn for the worse. All seems lost until he meets the love of his life over a slice of toast at a party. Could this be the start of something special?

Thames cop Roger has come to a local primary school to tell the kids all about his work solving crime on the river. But it’s not his usual beat and he’s not happy about it. Can this fish out of water successfully educate his audience without resentment getting in the way?

Lonely tube driver Phil ferries thousands of passengers up and down the Bakerloo line every day. The same line, the same stops, the same announcements. But who’s actually listening?

The answer to all these questions is of course ’no’ (except the third one which is technically ‘no one’). But you get the picture. The picture’s bleak.

Etcetera Theatre
above the Oxford Arms
265 Camden High Street
London NW1 7BU

17 February 2015 – 21 February 2015 at 9:30pm
22 February 2015 at 8:30pm

Tuesday 6th January 2015


  • Neil Cheesman

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