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Virginia Ironside Growing Old Disgracefully at Ropery Hall

February 20, 2016 8:00 am
February 20, 2016 5:00 pm
Ropery Hall
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Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, Select a State:, United Kingdom, DN18 5JT

February 20 £12/£14otd When an agony aunt reaches sixty, she can lie like a trooper, jump off a bridge – or take to the stage. In Virginia Ironside’s case, she’s still an agony columnist – for the Independent – and writes a column for the Oldie, but she also performs her own one-woman show, Growing OId Disgracefully. The show arose from of performing at literary festivals to publicise her book, No! I Don’t Want to Join a Bookclub!, but now, a few years later, her new book has come out, No! I Don’t Need Reading Glasses! And she’s still on the road. In her show she explains why unlimited free drugs, fun funerals, grandchildren and sex – or, even better, no sex – make the sixties the best (and funniest) time of your life…Directed by Nigel Planer, this “grannie stand-up” premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe three years ago, and last year (2012) she did another stint at Edinburgh to sell-out audiences. She’s been touring ever since.
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