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What's On > Roundabout - Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

St George's Square

Venue details: Roundabout Theatre
Date: Thursday 18th October, 2018
Time: 20:00 - 21:00
Cost: 20 / 15 concession
Group discount: Buy 10+ and save 10%
Booking information: Box office: 01582 878100
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Shappi Khorsandi presents

Renowned comedian and best selling author, Shappi Khorsandi, as seen on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You and QI, will be coming to Luton with her sell out show Mistress and Misfit.

Shappi presents England’s unsung heroine, Emma Hamilton. For too many years she has been known as just ‘Nelson’s mistress’, a bit of a harlot. (You get ONE job in a brothel and bang goes your reputation.) Women’s lib wasn’t a ‘thing’ in Georgian times, Emma moved mountains to haul herself from ‘scullery maid’ to ‘Lady Hamilton’. Yes, she occasionally danced on tables naked to get ahead in life, but who hasn’t? As a fellow naked dancer on tables, Shappi is inspired by Emma, although she never wants hair big enough to house mice in!

Age guidance: 16+

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Roundabout is a unique, intimate pop-up theatre coming to St George's Square, Luton. Seated in-the-round and close to the action; Roundabout combines comfortable seating with cutting edge sound and lighting technology to create an unmissable theatrical experience. You can read more about Roundabout here.

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