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    Hannah Maxwell presents

    Nan, Me & Barbara Pravi

    Tue 6 Dec - Wed 7 Dec at 9pm
    Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)
    An epic tale of love, loss and explaining how to use the microwave.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes. Suitable for 16+
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Relaxed Performance
    Relaxed Performance
    Assistance dogs
    Assistance dogs
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeReference to themes of cancer, death, bereavement, mental health, substance abuse, addiction.

    “I wish I could say here our story starts. But this story starts later, and ended earlier. Is entirely fictional, and completely true. Voila.”

    In 2021, Hannah Maxwell moved back to the Home Counties to care for her terminally ill grandfather. But this show isn’t about that. It’s about France’s Eurovision star Barbara Pravi, who’s just lovely.

    In between cooking, cleaning and Countdown, Maxwell escapes into an intensifying fantasy of ballroom dances, heartfelt ballads, Parisian cafés, fluent French and definitely-not-creepy plots to engineer a meetcute with a random foreign celebrity. It’s La La Land meets Mission Impossible meets Hannah’s nan.

    Combining spoken-word, video and chanson francaise, NAN, ME & BARBARA PRAVI sits you down at the kitchen table to talk through grief and care, addiction and recovery, and hope and coping in unprecedented times.

    A work-in-progress piece of storytelling theatre from the acclaimed creator of I, AMDRAM. Commissioned by Camden People’s Theatre and supported by Menagerie Theatre Company, Queen Mary University of London, and Colchester Arts Centre. Made possible by generous support from Arts Council England.

    Tickets for Nan, Me & Barbara Pravi

    Tue 06 Dec, 21:00
    Wed 07 Dec, 21:00
    "Hannah Maxwell is a future star and deserves full houses. She is an outstanding funny woman, a Generation Z Caroline Aherne!"
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    "Deceptively simple, beautifully constructed and delivered with real skill."
    The Adelaide Advertiser
    "General Lee played by Hannah Maxwell is another perfect counterpart. Ridiculously over the top, they have the audience in stitches every single time they grace the stage"
    Christine Stanton, THE REVIEWS HUB
    "Hannah Maxwell plays the army general with warmth and immaculate comic timing"
    Anna James, THE STAGE

    "CPT is the first place we turn to when we have a new idea, knowing that experimentation and new ideas are always supported."

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