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Beau Jest

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About the Show Less...

Sarah Goldman, a young teacher, invents a boyfriend that she feels will impress her parents. She has to hire an actor to play the role of this "boyfriend", when her parents insist on meeting him. Read More >

When Sarah Goldman, a lovely young school teacher wants to please her parents, she invents a boyfriend that she believes will be the man of her mother's dreams. When her parents insist on meeting the man, Sarah hires Bob, an actor, to pretend to be her "beau". Although the plan works flawlessly for a time, a combination of some hilarious situations lead to their lives being irrevocably changed.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/05/2008

Opening Night: 08/05/2008

Closing Night: 01/06/2008

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Cast & Creative


Lara Pulver, Adam Rayner, Sue Kelvin, Alexander Giles, Jack Chissick, Alex Hardy


Director - Susie McKenna

Producer - Hackney Empire

About Hackney Empire

291 Mare Street, London, United Kingdom, E8 1EJ

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