You Can Always Hand Them Back

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Fri 13 June 2014
Sat 28 June 2014
Approximate running time 2hrs including interval
£25 – £10
Mercury Main Theatre

With music from Peter Skellern (You’re a Lady, Stop The Week), You Can Always Hand Them Back is a heart-warming, funny and charming celebration of the heroes of any family – the grandparents.

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Kath and Maurice are settling into comfortable retirement. If only Maurice can defeat the remote control, nothing stands between him and wall-to-wall golf. For Kath there’s just one fly in the ointment – she wishes they heard more from the kids. Well that’s all about to change with the arrival of four nappy-wearing terrors, suddenly people can’t get enough of grandma and grandpa!

You thought the days of burping, bathing and babysitting were over, but it’s all come round again and this time the Bank of Grandma and Grandpa is well and truly open too!

Join us as Maurice dances the Twice-A-Night Tinkle Tango, Kath negotiates who is coming Home For Christmas and then it’s bath time – Don’t Let The Little B*****d Get Away!

Grandparents – this is your chance to show the kids what it’s really like, through the ups and downs. Parents – take a look at what they’ve been going through! Kids… kids? Which remote control works the TV?

No grandparent will want to miss it, and no would-be grandparent should.

Kate Dyson HEADSHOT sent to Rose without sign off from cast 1

Kate Dyson

Kath (Grandma)

Paul Greenwood HEADSHOT scanned from hard copy 28.04.14 sent to Rose without sign off from cast 1

Paul Greenwood

Maurice (Grandpa)

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