Octopus Soup

Full UK Tour February - April 2019
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About the show

A razor-sharp new comedy with Nick Hancock, star of West End hit An Evening with Gary Lineker and host of iconic TV shows, Room 101 and They Think It’s All Over.


by Jack Milner and Mark Stevenson 

Co-produced with Belgrade Theatre Coventry

Fawlty Towers meets The Sopranos in this brand-new British farce! Octopus Soup! is the dinner party from hell – and you’ll be crying with laughter!

Simon Fielder and Belgrade Theatre Coventry present the World Premiere of this razor-sharp comedy with Nick Hancock, coming to a theatre near you!

 Meet Seymour, the safest man in Britain. An insurance guy who wears a belt and braces (and another belt, just to be sure!) He’s in last chance saloon with everything riding on this one vital conference call. What could possibly go wrong? Well, literally EVERYTHING! Enter Marvin, a bungling burglar with bad knees…

Meanwhile Seymour’s neurotic wife Gloria awaits news on a star TV role, a psychopathic mob boss is just around the corner and a share of the £30 billion insurance scam is at stake. Will our heroes and their octopus get out alive?!

It’s non-stop laughs with Nick Hancock (iconic TV host for Room 101 and They Think It’s All Over) joined by Paul Bradley (EastEnders, Holby City), Gillian Bevan (Holby City, Teachers), Carolyn Backhouse (Coronation Street, The Bill) and the legendary Eric Richard (The Bill, EastEnders)

Octopus Soup! Is a guaranteed comedy hit. Don’t miss out!

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