David Essex returns to the stage in The Dishwashers following his hugely successful portrayal of Eddie Moon in BBC TV’s EastEnders. He enjoys a remarkable career that has combined theatre, films, television and music. David’s stage work includes Peter Hall’s production of She Stoops to Conquer in the West End and his numerous musicals include Evita, Godspell, All the Fun of the Fair, Mutiny and Aspects of Love.... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 20m
Starring David Essex
When young Emmett was a high flyer in the City he was a regular customer in an upmarket restaurant but now, thanks to a recent reversal in his fortunes, he’s starting a new career there - as a dishwasher! His new colleagues are Dressler who’s happily been scraping and scrubbing for over 30 years and is a bit of a philosopher, and Moss who’s sadly well past his sell by date and heading for the dustbin. Together they attack the endless supply of crockery that descends from above. In this world of dirty dishes, soapsuds and despair, playwright Morris Panych brings wit and humour to their quest for existential meaning.
David Essex returns to the stage in The Dishwashers following his hugely successful portrayal of Eddie Moon in BBC TV’s EastEnders. He enjoys a remarkable career that has combined theatre, films, television and music. David’s stage work includes Peter Hall’s production of She Stoops to Conquer in the West End and his numerous musicals include Evita, Godspell, All the Fun of the Fair, Mutiny and Aspects of Love. David will be joined by Andrew Jarvis and Rik Makarem.
‘Sparkles and resonates... literate and funny as hell’
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Upcoming Access Performances:
Wonderland – Signed Performance – Thursday 10th August 7.30pm
The Gruffalo - Signed Performance - Saturday 19th August 1.30pm
Railway Children – Audio Described – Wednesday 30th August 2.30pm
Railway Children – Caption Performance – Thursday 31st August 7pm
Awful Auntie – Audio Described – Friday 3rd November 7pm
As you Like it – Caption Performance – Thursday 9th November 7.30pm
As you like it – Audio Described - Friday 10th November 7.30pm
Deathtrap – Signed Performance – Wednesday 15 November 7.30pm
BalletBoyz – Audio Described and Signed Performance - Saturday 2nd December 7.30pm
Aladdin - Signed Performance – Friday 5th January 2018 7pm
Aladdin – Audio Described –Tuesday 9th January 2018 7pm
Aladdin - Relaxed Performances – Wednesday 10th January 2018 1pm
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Approach by the A316.
20 minutes from Waterloo (SW Trains), 15 minutes by tube (District Line) from Hammersmith or London Overground from North London.
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