Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock, Keeley Hawes and Karl Johnson star in a raucous, rude and riotously funny new comedy about a dysfunctional Essex family's hopeless attempts to cover their tracks in the criminal blunderworld.
What's the deal?
Meet the Packers, just your perfectly average, totally dysfunctional Essex crime family. Clive Exton's comedy stars a sensational cast including Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock and Keeley Hawes. Book by Friday and tickets are a steal at just £27.50 – that's up to 25% off face value.†
What's the show about?
After seven years inside, Essex's most notorious gangster Algie Packer's coming home to collect his booty - £3.5 million in untraceable notes. But there's something Algie's family haven't told him. Get ready to watch the fun unfold as they desperately to cover their tracks before Algie returns.
People's stand-up and comic actor supreme Lee Evans plays Darnley, the village idiot of the criminal underworld, Keeley Hawes (Ashes to Ashes) his devious wife Chrissie, and Sheila Hancock (Sister Act, Cabaret) his Rottweiller of a mum Emmie.
Why should I see it?
Acclaimed 10 Rillington Place and Jeeves and Wooster writer Clive Exton's script is whip-smart, laugh-out-loud funny, and packs real dramatic punch – but be prepared for strong language.
Lee Evans is at his best here, alternating well-developed character comedy with full-on slapstick as gormless Darnley. This terrific cast that also includes Montserrat Lombard (Ashes to Ashes) and Karl Johnson (Lark Rise To Candleford and Noises Off) in similarly, side-splittingly splendid form.
What should I do now?
No - it ain't a blag and we ain't 'avin a laugh. Tickets for Barking In Essex really are just £27.50 until Friday. So do something clever with your ill-gotten gains – book now and save up to 25%.
Terms and Conditions
† Barking In Essex exclusive 48hr Sale on top-price seats (usually £52.50) reduced to £42.50 and 2nd price seats (usually £37.50) reduced to £27.50. Tickets must be booked by Friday 18th October 2013. Ticket offer valid for Monday-Thursday evening and Thursday matinee performances between 16th October and 7th November, Tuesday to Thursday evening and Thursday matinee between 12th and 28th November, plus the following Friday evening performances : 18th and 25th October, 8th, 22nd and 29th November. Offer also valid on the following Sunday performances: 17th and 24th November and 1st December.
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