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Crimes, Camera, Action

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 22 - Wed 24 March 2021

ST: Crimes, Camera, Action

The multi-award-winning New Old Friends are at it again with another instalment in their hugely popular ‘Crimes…’ series of comedy thrillers. Crimes, Camera, Action whisks the audience to golden-era Hollywood and introduces a new lead detective, a world-weary, hard-boiled private-eye in the mould of Humphrey Bogart: meet Stan Shakespeare.

The case? A screen starlet is stabbed as a result of a prop mix-up on set. It sets in motion a typically fast-paced and hilarious chain of events that sees a cast of four exceptional comic actors take on multiple roles, sometimes within the same scene. Expect the usual New Old Friends mix of great theatrical set pieces, the quickest of quick changes, lightning fast word play and a thrilling plot driving the action at breakneck pace.

Celebrations of theatricality…low budget aplomb worth of The 39 Steps
The Times

It’s a proper Good Night Out, cannily conceived and impeccably made
Exeunt Magazine

For sheer madcap fun you would find it criminally hard to beat
British Theatre Guide

Murder most fun
The Stage


Rescheduled dates. Cannot attend the new date?

Mon to Thurs 8pm plus Thurs and Sat 2.30pm - £27, £25, £20
Fri and Sat 8pm - £29, £27, £22
General conc £2 off (excludes Fri and Sat 8pm)
Group discount applies
OAP mid-week matinee £22.00, £20.50, £15.50


Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees.

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