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The Dame - written by Katie Duncan starring Peter Duncan

The Dame

… “My Armour, my war paint, the battle out there:  it’s all I’ve ever known”

A lost world of seaside entertainment, piers and promenades is brought to life when seasoned pantomime dame Ronald Roy Humphrey returns to his Northern roots.  As the curtain falls on the last show of the day, Roy is in a wistful, melancholic mood, but as the years fall away, ghosts and memories from the past confront him with what he spent his whole life trying to forget.


The Dame takes us on a journey inside an entertainer’s mind to expose the fragile creature beneath the make-up, bluster and bravado.  However many masks we wear, the truth will always be revealed.

Starring Olivier Award nominated actor and former Blue Peter daredevil Peter Duncan.

Directed by the Award winning Ian Talbot.  Artistic Director of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre for over twenty years.

Written by Katie Duncan 


★★★★★ 5 stars for Peter Duncan's "powerful and moving performance"  

London Box Office

★★★★★ "Peter Duncan gives a stunning performance, The Dame is a clever, well written and brilliantly performed piece” 


★★★★★  "magnificent, exceptionally mature & powerful" one-man play The Dame  - "at its heart is a moving & mesmerizing performance by Peter Duncan” 

The Reviews Hub



Sunday 26th January


Tickets: £20

Show Runs: 70 Mins no interval

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