Freedom finally beckons for Algie Packer, Essex's most notorious gangster. He's done seven years inside and now he's coming home to collect his booty - £3,672,000 in untraceable notes. But there's something Algie's family have forgotten to mention.
Meet The Packers, Essex's lovable, but most dysfunctional family. Lee Evans (The Producers, Endgame, The Dumb Waiter) is hapless, dim witted Darnley, the village idiot of the criminal underworld, and Sheila Hancock (Sister Act, The Last of the Duchess, Cabaret) is Emmie, his mother - the family's Rottweiler with a hairdo. Witness the Packers as they desperately try to cover their tracks before Algie arrives to collect what is rightfully his.
Barking in Essex is a diabolically funny new play by Clive Exton, the acclaimed writer of 10 Rillington Place and Jeeves and Wooster, and is directed by Harry Burton (The Dumb Waiter, The Leisure Society).
- Harry Burton
- Clive Exton
- Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock, Keeley Hawes, Karl Johnson, Montserrat Lombard
Tickets from £22.50 (USD35.17)
06 - 14 Sep 2013 Mon - Sat 7:30 PM; 12 Sep 2013 - 04 Jan 2014 Thu, Sat 2:30 PM; 16 Sep 2013 7:00 PM; 17 Sep - 21 Dec 2013 Mon - Sat 7:30 PM; 23 - 28 Dec 2013 Mon, Thu - Sat 7:30 PM; 30 Dec 2013 - 04 Jan 2014 Mon - Sat 7:30 PM; 31 Dec 2013 2:30 PM
Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
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Charing Cross Road
- 0844 482 5120
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