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Gertrude’s Secret

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About the Show Less...

A series of eight monologues by Benedick West. Read More >

A series of eight monologues by Benedick West – four performed daily:

  • Lonely Gertrude waits for her daughter to call on her birthday, but there is a shocking revelation to come…
  • Alexander – football hooligan or something completely different?
  • Ten-year-old Emily, stranded alone in a seedy Amsterdam hotel room, may be facing a far worse fate…
  • Maureen’s promising relationship is certainly not all that it seems…
  • Cleaner Eva shares her tale as she manically scatters malapropisms around the theatre
  • Ludicrous Desmond reveals his plans to own the best sex shop this side of Birmingham
  • Frightfully posh Candida’s life is transformed by her new Lithuanian au pair
  • Tina relates her experiences of working in a tampon factory and losing her virginity in the station toilets.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 27/09/2006

Closing Night: 15/10/2006

Running time: 1 hr

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Cast & Creative


Frank Bourke, Rose Keegan, Christopher Knott, Richard Leaf, Charlie Norfolk, Prunella Scales and Jerusha West


Director - Robert Demeger

Author - Benedick West