'Allo 'Allo brought
to the stage by West Huntspill Players
Watch out for paintings with big boobies, eccentric policemen
and a cockatoo as the sitcom 'Allo 'Allo comes to the Burnham-On-Sea
Huntspill Players are set to perform a stage version of the French
wartime comedy classic 'Allo 'Allo.
local drama group has been entertaining audiences for over 40
years and this popular comedy already has the makings of a great
comedy, based on the popular TV series, is directed by David Jenkins,
and follows the adventures of Rene, the hapless cafe owner in
war-torn occupied France, as he and his wife Edith struggle to
keep for themselves a priceless portrait stolen by the Nazis and
kept in a sausage in their cellar.
is also hiding two British airmen and is endeavouring with the
help of the resistance to repatriate them.
communications with London through a wireless disguised as a cockatoo
add to the many embarrassments he endures in the company of his
come to a head with the news that the Fuhrer is to visit the town
and the cafe becomes filled with tricksters intending to impersonate
Hitler before the event. Rene will need all the wit he can muster
to save his cafe and his life!
cast have been rehearsing through the summer to ensure that the
production is going to be one to be remembered.
will be staged over four days from October 28th to 31st inclusive
at 7.45pm each night at the Balliol Hall. Tickets are available,
priced at £6 and £7, from Mary Parish on 01278 785651.