Canoeing for Beginners

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Canoeing for Beginners

by Mike Yeaman

9 - 14 September 2024 7.15pm

Inspired by a true story – but any similarity to persons living, or pretending to be dead is purely coincidental.

Beryl and Frank want the retirement of their dreams, and plan to achieve it with a canoeing accident to claim on life insurance. In this delicious modern farce everything goes disastrously wrong. The hapless couple are forced to deal with the attentions of their children Keith and Carol, the very erstwhile police officer Sergeant Andy Watts and a shifty Cuban Official Mendoza. Follow their antics in the UK and in Cuba if you can, but be warned – it’s going to be a bumpy ride!

Tim Clark

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Production Team
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About Mike Yeaman
Mike Yeaman was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and lives in Northumberland. He has an extensive background as an actor, having appeared in such TV favourites as Coronation Street, Byker Grove and The Dumping Ground. He has also written for Spitting Image and Smack the Pony. Besides writing he works as a tutor of drama and role-play training, as well as producing and directing. His play Lucky Numbers won the People’s Theatre People’s Play award in 2008, and was staged by the Progressive Players in 2017.

Running time approximately 2 hours 25 minutes.

Online booking available soon.

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