I Told You I Was Ill [Drama On 3]

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20181007

"Three new plays and poetry. A tribute to Spike Milligan starring Jessica Hynes

Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics

I Told You I Was Ill - A tribute to Spike Milligan
In the centenary year of his birth, this is a special homage to Spike Milligan, where three writers respond to Milligan’s style, his work, his legacy, hosted by comic poet and singer John Hegley.

1. Going, Going, Goon by Toby Hadoke - Spike is called to a Heaven he doesn't believe in, in a synthesis of fact, fantasy and supposition.
2.2 Clowns, 1 Trumpet by Lee Mattinson - combines clownery and childhood in a bizarre birthday party.
3. Deadline by Jessica Hynes, Hynes stars as a writer on the edge of a nervous breakdown as she attempts to reach her deadline.
Performed live at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall. Part of 'Contains Strong Language'. A season of poetry and performance from Hull.

Cast
Jessica Hynes
Mark Heap
Pippa Haywood
Stephen Wight
Jonathan Keeble
Toby Hadoke
Trumpeter - Simon Desbruslais

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20181007

"Three new plays and poetry. A tribute to Spike Milligan starring Jessica Hynes

Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics

I Told You I Was Ill - A tribute to Spike Milligan
In the centenary year of his birth, this is a special homage to Spike Milligan, where three writers respond to Milligan’s style, his work, his legacy, hosted by comic poet and singer John Hegley.

1. Going, Going, Goon by Toby Hadoke - Spike is called to a Heaven he doesn't believe in, in a synthesis of fact, fantasy and supposition.
2.2 Clowns, 1 Trumpet by Lee Mattinson - combines clownery and childhood in a bizarre birthday party.
3. Deadline by Jessica Hynes, Hynes stars as a writer on the edge of a nervous breakdown as she attempts to reach her deadline.
Performed live at the University of Hull’s Middleton Hall. Part of 'Contains Strong Language'. A season of poetry and performance from Hull.

Cast
Jessica Hynes
Mark Heap
Pippa Haywood
Stephen Wight
Jonathan Keeble
Toby Hadoke
Trumpeter - Simon Desbruslais

"