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Saturday, April 2, 2016


(Mark Mulder & Annie Robinson)

There’s only one Fawlty Towers – and there’s no other married couple quite like Basil and Sybil! The BBC television sitcom from the 1970’s, voted the best British TV series of all time, has fans all over the world, including Annie Robinson and Mark Mulder!

Confirmed Fawlty fans since the ‘70’s, gifted South African comedienne Annie and accomplished Mark – currently back on SABC TV in The Game – now get the chance to share the uniquely Fawlty experience with KZN audiences in their new two-hander comedy show, Tarty Flowers!

The show is devised and directed by Paul Spence-who was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company for seven years and has worked in theatres around the world; from London to Copenhagen, Vienna to Tokyo!

Tarty Flowers! Is pure, delicious Fawlty fun from first word to last. The much put-upon Basil, bossy Sybil, eccentric waiter Manuel and pretty Polly are all there – and the audience suddenly get the distinct feeling that they are guests in the dining room of the infamous Torquay hotel!

Presented by Rhumbelow Theatre, there will two performances at the Allan Wilson Shellhole, 5 Durban Road in Pietermaritzburg on April 10 at 14h00 and 18h30.

The show then moves to Rhumbelow Theatre itself in Umbilo with two performances on April 24 at 14h00 and 18h30.

In both cases, the venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Tarty Flowers! is a comedy in two acts. Running time is 85mns, including a 15 minute interval.

Tickets R140 (R120 pensioners & block bookings of 8 or more) Bring food picnic baskets. Bar Available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises) There is limited secure parking.

Booking is essential through Computicket or Roland on email: or