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Monday, July 31, 2017


Let the jester tickle your funny bone with The Loathsome Lady directed by Carolyn van Zuydam which will be presented by Hilton College from August 2 to 4.

A retelling of an Arthurian legend filled with puns, slapstick humour, and audience interaction, the tale begins with a dire threat to King Arthur's head by the Black Knight. In order to keep his kingdom, Arthur must answer the most difficult riddle ever: What do women most desire? A hag from the wood can provide the answer, but only if Arthur can find a knight to marry the loathsome lady.

Sir Gawain, an impetuous young knight, volunteers to defend the king's honour before he meets his bride-to-be. Will Gawain be true to his word? Only the answer to another riddle will keep everyone living happily ever after! Audiences of all ages will delight in this classic tale, retold with a Monty Python-esque flair! Need we say more? Well yes! You might just learn something that may be useful to you about breaking spells and of the battle between the sexes!

Presented by arrangement with DALRO - at the Hilton College Theatre, The Loathsome Lady has performances on August 2 and 3 at 19h00 (show only).

August 4 will be presented in a supper theatre format starting at 18h30 with supper in the theatre foyer afterwards from 19h30.

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