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Maybe Dick

by Hambledon Productions

theatre, comedy

A huge pastiche with puns, puppetry and live music, on Herman Melville's classic novel...ish.

about the production

MAYBE DICK By John Hewer Based on the novel 'Moby-Dick' by Herman Melville Directed by Bruce Knight Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and retribution is retold in this inventive, comic retelling on the high seas from the team behind 'Dracula! One Bloody Fang After Another'. Nantucket, 1841. Ishmael signs on to the Pequod, and witnesses the perils of nature, obsession, punning and physical comedy, as Captain Ahab conducts a reckless pursuit of the savage white whale, Moby Dick.

about the artist

Established in 2007, Lincolnshire based theatre company co-founded by brother and sister team, John and Rachael Hewer. Specalises in classic comedy (Tommy Cooper Show, Steptoe and Son, Hancock's Half Hour) and new writing.

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stage dimensions

width: 4 metres

height: 2 metres

depth: 4 metres

Venue needs to provide a PA system, a basic lighting set-up and FoH staff.

Age 25+, fans of wordplay, jokes, minimalist theatre, storytelling, multirole performances, parodies

"Absolutely brought the house down. Flawless." - Lincolnshire World

"You will be hit with wave after wave of silliness, leaving a warm glow and a great big smile." - Review Culture

BSL interpreter. Additional £300 fee.

Scriptwriting workshop (up to four hours) led by playwright John Hewer. Additional £100 to the fee.

£400 guarantee vs 75/25 split (negotiable, depending on tour route)