The legendary character of Eric is back at the New Vic from Monday 3 to Saturday 15 December for a trip ‘Down Under’ as David Graham Productions return to the theatre for I’m Eric, Get Me Out Of Here! – a hilarious festive comedy jam-packed with ’60s hits.
Performed by a multi-talented band of actors and musicians, this show is a perfect way to kick off the Christmas party season. Filled with the best 60s hits played live on stage alongside a story filled with lovable characters and lots of fun, this is a guaranteed great night out.
For Christmas, Eric has emigrated to Australia on the Ten Pound Pom scheme (don’t worry, he doesn’t intend to stay. It’s just a wheeze for a cheap holiday). While he’s there an Australian television channel is filming a new programme about some minor UK celebrities stranded on a desert island and, guess what, Eric is mistaken for one of the celebrities.
However, when Eric, the celebrities and the Aussie producer really get stranded things start to go wrong very quickly. Think I’m A Celebrity crossed with Lord Of The Flies (does your head in, doesn’t it?). Will he get out in time for Christmas dinner? Or will he be stuck eating witchetty grubs?
First performed in 1999 as a one-night-only event, ‘Eric’s’ visit to the New Vic fast became a North Staffordshire tradition, offering a unique brand of musical nostalgia and comedy to entertain audiences. Nearly 20 years later, the multi-talented cast of actors and musicians return once again to celebrate the festive season.
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