Mark Farrelly as Quentin Crisp

Quentin Crisp : Naked Hope – Mark Farrelly

Wednesday 15th June

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Merchant Suite, Corn Exchange 8pm | £15 | Book Now

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope is a solo show which has toured the UK ever since it was first previewed in Edinburgh in 2014. Starting in the late 1960s Quentin surveys a lifetime of degradation and rejection in his filthy Chelsea flat. Repeatedly beaten for being flamboyantly gay as early as the 1930s, but also ostracised for daring to live life on his own terms.

Photo Elizabethan woman in costume

The Second Best Bed – Liz Grand

Thursday 23rd June

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Merchant Suite 7:30pm | £15 | Book Now

When Shakespeare died he famously left his wife Anne only one thing; the Second Best Bed.
It has long been debated if this was the ultimate insult or a private joke between a loving couple.
In this frank, humourous and revealing monologue the audience gets to know Shakespeare like never before, through the eyes of his wife.