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Old Woollen: Nan, Me & Barbara Pravi

May 16 @ 7:00 pm

£13.50 + Booking Fee. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm. Unreserved Seating.

An autobiographical epic about care, crisis and Eurovision.

★★★★★ “A true masterclass in storytelling” – TIME OUT

★★★★★ “Life affirming” – DARK CHAT

★★★★★ “It’s appeal is obvious” – THE FINANCIAL TIMES

★★★★ “Side-splittingly funny” – THE SCOTSMAN

WINNER: SUMMERHALL LUSTRUM AWARD 2023 >>> NOMINEE: BBC POPCORN NEW WRITING AWARD 2023

“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.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Old Woollen – Sunny Bank Mills
Sunny Bank Mills, 83-85 Town Street
LEEDS, West Yorkshire LS28 5UJ United Kingdom
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Phone
0743 488 1359
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