“There are no good parts in Shakespeare for older women.”
Professor Artemis Turret, played by Alison Skilbeck (television includes Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, The Beiderbecke Affair, Soldier Soldier, Midsomer Murders, Call the Midwife), sets out to refute these words in an illustrated lecture. Her old chum, international star Dame Bunti Smart, who was to perform the speeches, lets her down. Professor Turret is forced to unveil her own hidden theatrical talents in seven wildly contrasting roles.
‘Go see how character comedy acting is done’ Miranda Hart.
★★★★★ Bouquets and Brickbats
"Skilbeck's delivery is flawless"
Written and performed by: Alison Skilbeck
Directed by: Jeremy Stockwell
Presented by: Hint of Lime Productions
The Power Behind the Crone