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Dad's Army Radio Show

Venue: Park & Dare Date: 11 June 2024 Artform: Drama
Dad's Army Radio Show

Performances

  • Tuesday 11 June 2024 Tue 11 Jun 2024 11 Jun 24 7:30pm

The nation’s favourite sitcom returns – with three new episodes!

Two actors, two microphones, over twenty-five characters - and lots of sound effects!

The Dad’s Army Radio Show brings Perry and Croft’s classic BBC comedy to life in this highly acclaimed stage production.

Three episodes of the popular sitcom, adapted for radio for the very first time, are hilariously and lovingly enacted on stage by two master performers - complete with sound effects, vintage music and all your favourite characters and catchphrases.

The original television episodes newly minted for The Dad’s Army Radio Show national tour 2024 are The Love of Three Oranges, The Miser’s Hoard, and The Making of Private Pike

Let David Benson (Goodnight Sweetheart and One Man, Two Guvnors) and Jack Lane (Wisdom of a Fool and 7 Days) transport you right back to Walmington.

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AD Audio Described Performance


Audio description is a live commentary interspersed with the actors' dialogue. This is relayed via a headset linked to the infra-red audio system. There is a short 'programme notes' session, before the production, which explains the atmosphere, costumes, characters and action.

BSL British Sign Language Performance


Signed performances are ideal for those who use sign language. Trained British Signed Language (BSL) signers usually stand to one side of the stage and interpret the script used by the performers at the same time as it is being performed.

R Relaxed Screening/Performance


Open to everyone, but particularly appropriate for anyone who may find the usual theatre/cinema environment challenging, due to an Autism Spectrum Condition, a learning disability, or a fear of the dark, loud noises or confined spaces.

Relaxed Performances/Screenings provide a relaxed environment, where elements are adapted to reduce anxiety or stress. Lighting and sound levels are adjusted to soften their impact and there is a relaxed attitude to noise and leaving and re-entering the auditorium during the performance/screening.

Designated 'chill-out' areas are provided outside the auditorium with activities for people to use if being in the auditorium becomes overwhelming for them.

T Touch Tour


A Touch Tour is ideal for blind and partially-sighted audiences to familiarise themselves with the set ahead of the performance.

C Captioned Screening/Performance


Captions display dialogue on-screen (similar to subtitles) and also describe the audio or sound portion of a film/performance allowing audience members who are D/deaf or hard of hearing to follow the script and the action of the film/performance at the same time.

For live performances, the screen is positioned at the side of the stage.