From Tue 16 December for the Christmas holiday period, The Lowry’s Quays Theatre is home to a new production of ‘Allo ‘Allo!, specially written for the stage by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. Calibre Productions, the producers behind the hugely successful Dad’s Army – The Lost Episodes, return to present a brand new stage adaptation of another hit British TV sitcom, brimming with all of the joyous mayhem and hilarious innuendos to be expected from the series.
Set in occupied France during WWII, the hapless French Café owner René and his wife Edith struggle to hide a priceless portrait – The Fallen Madonna ‘with ze Big Boobies’ – stolen by the Nazis and hidden in a sausage in their cellar. Adding to René’s woes, the French Resistance force him to aid their persistent attempts to return two bumbling British airmen to England whilst simultaneously trying to keep his long-running affairs with his two waitresses from his wife. (more…)