The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
As they renovate a three-story town house for Mayor Sweater, the philanthropists throw themselves into back-breaking work for poverty wages. This vibrant story is brought to life by two talented and experienced performers using comedy routines, Music Hall songs and uplifting hymns. “a version of Robert Tressell’s socialist classic that is a model of adaptation, dramatic emphasis and sheer theatrical magic.” Financial Times “Fine Time Fontayne has superb comic timing” Financial Times
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“a finely-paced production which packs a plenty of food for thought into an entertaining and accessible evening.”
“a microcosm of power and economic relationships, in a world where losing your job could mean the workhouse or worse.”
“presented with theatrical skill and good humour…a production which entertains rather than alienates anyone in the audience who does not share its socialist ethos.”