'an amazing show . . . a fantastic evening'
In this sparkling musical entertainment, West End performer Nicola Keen transports us back to Britain in the 1930s, 40s and 50s with her recreation of national treasure Joyce Grenfell. Tea with Joyce Grenfell features the best of Joyce's comedy songs and monologues from 'Stately As A Galleon' to 'School Nativity Play'. Add to the mix comic numbers by Flanders & Swann and Noël Coward, and you have all the ingredients for a delicious encounter with one of Britain's best loved comediennes.
'A fantastic evening! Nicola Keen captures not just the comedy of the wonderful Joyce Grenfell but also the presence and essence of the woman who, although no longer with us, lives on through this amazing show! The evening transports us back to a different time, when comedy was perhaps a little more subtle than it is today. Hilarious at times yet scattered with poignant moments as we learn something about the life of the woman who kept the world laughing for decades! Loved it!'
Tea with Joyce Grenfell is ideal for small-scale theatre venues, arts and literary festivals, hotels, private parties and corporate events. It has proved a great hit as a one-act show performed in conjunction with afternoon tea served to the audience or as an evening event, Cocktails with Joyce Grenfell. However, the show works equally well as a straightforward presentation in a theatre or lounge.