Theatre – Ovalhouse: THE ACT 8 October – 26 October 2013

Ovalhouse and Thomas Hescott present:


8 October – 26 October 2013

If you want to get ahead in the civil service it helps to have friends in low places.It’s the final days for an underground community catapulted into the mainstream, and all because the Church of England believed in the decriminalisation of homosexuality. The Act isan exploration of the 1967 decriminalisation of homosexuality using personal anecdotes, verbatim House of Commons speeches and song in a powerful cabaret-style performance.

Created by Thomas Hescott and Matthew Baldwin

Directed by Thomas Hescott |Performed by Matthew Baldwin

Press Night – Thursday 10 October. Drinks from 7pm, show at 8pm. To request press tickets please e-mailAmelia De-Felice, or call 020 7582 0080.

For further information about The Actand the ‘You Might Also Like…’ season at Ovalhouse please contact Debbie Vannozzi, Head of Press and Marketing or call 020 7582 0080.

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