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  • None 00:00:00 None 23:59:59 Pacific/Auckland Up 'n' Under by John Godber 19:30 Lyttelton Arts Factory

Up 'n' Under by John Godber

12 Jul to 22 Jul

UP 'N' UNDER by John Goober.

Top Dog Theatre perform another classic comedy, written by John Godber. In 2003 Top Dog performed Godber’s BOUNCERS in Court 2. In 2008, SHAKERS in the Arts Centre, and last year, Top Dog performed TEECHERS at the Gloucester room, Isaac Theatre Royal, again to packed houses.

This show will sell-out, so buy your tickets early.

Also famous for the Annual Summer Shakespeare at Mona Vale, TOP DOG THEATRE’s 2016 Winter production presents an evening of fun and laughter in yet another of John Godber’s award winning comedies.

Godber’s winning tale centres around Arthur (Tom Trevella), an ex-Rugby League player who could have still been playing were he not barred for life for violent conduct. The disciplinary board-member who pushed for his ban, Reg, (Aaron Boyce) is the manager of the local champions, the Cobblers; a team he is so proud of, he reckons they are unbeatable.

In a fit of piqued pride, Arthur bets Reg his house that he can coach any team to beat the Cobblers, with Reg to name the team. He does; the team from the Wheatsheaf Arms, a team so poor, whose place in the record books is held by never having won a game. Arthur now has five weeks to train the Stragglers to take on the Cobblers in their head-to-head, in an all-or-nothing battle with pride, ambition and livelihoods at stake.

British playwright, John Godber dishes up another wonderful night’s entertainment – Not to be missed!!!!

Running time 95 minutes, with Interval.



12 Jul to 22 Jul
Time: 19:30
Venue: Lyttelton Arts Factory
Official Website: Click here
Pricing: Wages $24 and unwaged $18
Event Categories: Performance