Dads Army Radio Hour Edinburgh Festival 2017 Photo Credit: The Other Richard

Don’t tell him, Pike! – Dad’s Army Radio Show at Darwen Library Theatre

This June, the nation’s favourite comedy one liner, “Don’t tell him, Pike” comes to Darwen Library Theatre with Dad’s Army Radio Show.

Based on the classic BBC sitcom by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, Double Fringe First Award winner David Benson and Jack Lane present a selection of classic radio episodes featuring favourite lines, cherished characters and great feats of vocal impersonation!

Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft’s much-loved Second World War comedy, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted earlier this year by Gold, with the immortal words “Don’t tell him, Pike”.

Performed by David Benson and Jack Lane
Directed by Owen Lewis

‘Pretty much perfect feat of mimicry’ The Times

★★★★ ‘Benson and Lane carry it all off beautifully’ Daily Telegraph

‘Lewis’s direction and Lishman’s sound design give real light and shade in which the two versatile performers shine.’ The Arts Desk

‘Benson and Lane’s impersonations are peerless, the show an absolute treat from start to finish. Wonderful stuff!’ Daily Mail

‘Utterly brilliant! The best Dad’s Army recreation I’ve seen.’ Barry Cryer OBE
(writer, comedian and actor)


VENUE: Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 3BU
DATE: Wednesday 20th June 2018
TIME: 7.30pm

Tickets are available
Online here.
By Phone: 0844 847 1664
In Person: From Darwen Library, Knott Street, Darwen or Darwen Leisure Centre, The Green, Darwen or King George’s Hall Box Office, Northgate, Blackburn.

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