Looking for me friend: The Music of Victoria Wood

Date
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Price(At the venue)
£20.00
Duration(approx)
90mins
  • Show Description
  • Artist Bio
  • A funny and touching tribute to this much loved and sorely missed national treasure, Victoria Wood.

    Written and performed by BBC1’s ‘All Together Now’ star, Paulus aka The Cabaret Geek (‘King of Cabaret’, The Stage) this show sees him in a fresh light as a lifelong fan and devotee of the Queen of Comedy.

    Celebrate her unforgettable characters, songs and sketches and the power of friendships forged through laughter. From Mrs Overall to Barry & Freda, everyone is there. The only thing that’s missing is you.

    Directed by Sarah-Louise Young (An Evening Without Kate Bush, Julie, Madly Deeply, Roulston & Young ) with Musical Director, Michael Roulston (Fascinating Aida, Roulston & Young, Jess Robinson.)

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    ★★★★ West End Best Friend

    ‘Paulus is incredible. His voice and diction are amazing.’ – That Stagey Blog

    ‘A warm, witty, whistle-stop introduction to Wood’s songs.’ – Musical Theatre Review

    ‘Much more than a tribute show’ – Lichfield News

    ‘A joyful and celebratory show’ – Theatre Whippet

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  • Paulus AKA The Cabaret Geek is an entertainer and educator with thirty years’ experience in the field of cabaret. He is perhaps best-known for his appearances on BBC1’s prime-time award-winning TV show ‘All Together Now’ as the most hard-to-impress judge in ‘The Hundred’.  Paulus’ career spans three decades working both in and out of drag, including international performances in Melbourne, New York, Berlin, Paris and Rome and teaching the art of cabaret in Paris & Chicago.  His portrayal of Sylvia St. Croix in the UK premiere of the musical, ‘Ruthless!’ won him the Musical Stages award for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’ in 2002, and fringreport celebrated his contribution to the cabaret scene with a ‘Best Producer’ award a few years later. Paulus originated the role of Philip Salon in the workshop stages of the Boy George musical, ‘Taboo’ and is widely hailed as instrumental in the resurgence of cabaret in London in at the turn of the century alongside Dusty Limits, Sarah-Louise Young and other stalwarts of the genre.

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