Inspired by the scandalous true story of Mr Ernest Boulton, one half of the memorable Victorian cross-dressing duo Fanny and STELLA, Neil Bartlett portrays a man reminiscing about his lifelong endeavour to embody his true self.

Performed in the atmospheric surroundings of Hoxton Hall, a man, alone, awaits a knock on his door that will herald a very ordinary death.

As the minutes tick by and he reflects on an extraordinary life of daring, laughter, parties and utter heartbreak, he remembers a life spent searching for the courage to truly be himself.

An intimate and moving meditation on the art of holding one’s nerve as the lights go out, Bartlett’s portrayal is a theatrical love-letter to a truly remarkable person.

Age recommendation: 16+.

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