Houdini's Greatest Escape
7:30PM, Tuesday, April 02, 2024
Venue: Darlington Hippodrome
Presented by New Old Friends in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. ★★★★★ “laugh out loud, crazy, chaotic, anarchic, slapstick…a side splitting 5 out of 5 stars. Great fun!" What’s Good To Do ★★★★★ “Inventive, captivating and enthralling, this is a show not to be missed…a truly exceptional piece of entertainment" Fairypowered Productions “lots of laughs…impressive” West End Best Friend “Had the entire audience practically rolling in the aisles” Backstage Bants Don’t miss this laugh out loud adventure that will have you on the edge of your seat at death defying escapes, gasping as you witness incredible feats of magic and laughing out loud at some of the funniest (and let’s be honest weirdest) characters you’ll see on stage this year, as New Old Friends pull of their greatest stunt yet in HOUDINI'S GREATEST ESCAPE. Harry Houdini is the world’s greatest entertainer. Just as his death-defying escapology stunts have him, and his wife Bess, on the cusp of world-wide fame he is framed for murder by a gang of criminals in cahoots with the chief of police. Can Harry & Bess escape the plot and clear their names? And just how is their rival, Agatha, The Superstar Spiritualist medium, involved? All will be revealed in this hilarious '39 Steps'-esque thriller, played out in New Old Friends’ (Crimes on Centre Court) inimitable, award-winning style of physical comedy, sparkling wit and just a touch of chaos. --- LUCKY HIPPS Take a lucky dip on where you sit with a LUCKY HIPP ticket for just £15. These tickets are limited, so book as soon as you can. Book over the phone or counter, or if you are booking online, instead of choosing your seats from the plan, select the Lucky Hipp button. 72 hours before the performance, you'll be allocated a full-view seat in the stalls or dress circle. All seats in your booking will be allocated together. Simple as that!