Friday, 6 May 2011

Clare Summerskill - 2011 UK tour - Well That Explains It!

Let’s talk about Sex! Sexual Orientation! Being single, being married, being Gay, Bi, Lesbian, Queer, Straight and those who just see themselves as a little bit on the wonky side…

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about all these matters but were too afraid to ask …in case someone gave you a funny look!

All is finally explained and revealed by lesbian actress/singer/stand-up, CLARE SUMMERSKILL who in this new show will take you through a fast-moving, song-singing, side-splitting, costume-changing evening of comedy and music.

Praise from audience members for Clare's new show:

“Brilliant observational comedy.”
“I’ve been to all of Clare’s shows since 2003, and loved them all, but this is an absolute cracker – the best so far! The LGBT history segments are inspired.”
"What a perfect way Clare has of telling our history in a way that both entertains and educates. Fabulous!"
"If you haven't met Clare Summerskill's timeless classic character, Ange, now's the time in this hilarious show."
“Pathos and side-slapping humour in one great package. Loved it!”

It’s a one night stand you’ll never forget!

Visit www.claresummerskill.co.uk

Don’t miss comedienne, singer, actress and writer Clare Summerskill performing her totally brand new stage show in Bristol

on Sun 15th May at Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol.

Packed full of hilarious and thought-provoking stand-up, totally original songs and finely drawn comedy characters, Clare’s performances are a one-of-a-kind experience and a perennial favourite on the gay and lesbian theatre circuit.


Praise for Clare:
“One of the funniest women in the country!”—What’s On
“Unorthodox and uninhibited.”—The Independent
“Engaging and charming.”—Time Out
“A lesbian Victoria Wood” - Woman’s Hour, Radio 4
“After last night’s performance by Clare Summerskill my throat’s raw from laughing!” - Gingerbeer

As seen on Richard and Judy! C4

Clare’s been performing her unique theatre shows for more than ten years. She’s recently published a book of her all-time favourite sketches, stories and song lyrics entitled

We’re the Girls.
Praise for We’re the Girls:
"Smart, witty, and with an eye for the sometimes poignant detail of everyday life.”—Sarah Waters, author of The Night Watch and Fingersmith

Clare has produced three albums of her songs, the latest release being Still Let Me Fly. All three of her albums and her books and plays will be on sale at her shows and via email at

For photos and further information contact admin(at)claresummerskill.co.uk
For more info on the Huddersfield show visit: www.tobaccofactory.com
Box Office: 0117 9020344


Tour Dates 2011

Friday 22nd April and Saturday 23rd April MAC, Birmingham Box Office: 0121 446 3232
Saturday 30th April Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich Box Office: 01473 211498
Saturday 7th May 2011 Lawrence Batley Theatre (The Cellar) Huddersfield Box Office: 01484 430528
Friday 13th May Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead Box Office: 01442 228091
Sunday 15th May Tobacco Factory, Bristol Box Office: 0117 902 0344
Friday 20th May Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton Box Office: 01902 321321
Sunday 29th May Nuffield Studio, Southampton Box Office: 023 8067 1771
Friday 3rd June and Saturday 4th June York Theatre Royal, Studio Box Office: 01904 623 568
Friday 17th June Nottingham Playhouse, Studio Box Office: 0115 941 9419

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