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Wisdom of a Fool

Wisdom of a Fool

Sat 30 September 7.30pm
Theatre Royal Winchester
Tickets £19
Concessions £16
Friends £17
no hidden fees*

When life trips you up, make ‘em laugh!

Join Jack Lane on an emotional roller coaster that tells the story of Charlie Chaplin’s favourite clown, the legendary Norman Wisdom.

Star of 1950s British stage and screen, comic icon Norman Wisdom packed houses across the UK and won the hearts of millions.

The world of post-war Music Hall and Variety embraced his trademark manic slapstick routine and catapulted him to stardom. Future success on the silver screen and the hit comedy song Don’t Laugh at Me sealed his fame but, as ever, fame came at a price…

Portraying thirty characters in this tour de force performance, Jack Lane reveals the man and extraordinary talent behind the Gump costume. The Gump costume that features in the play belonged to Norman himself and has been generously loaned to the production by his son and daughter, Nicholas and Jacqueline Wisdom.

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