Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park presents
by John Godper
Directed by Adrian McDougall
Blackeyed Theatre revives its highly-acclaimed production of John Godber’s classic comedy about life at a modern comprehensive for Mr Nixon, an unsuspecting new drama teacher. Featuring breathtaking ensemble performances and a bang-up-to-date soundtrack, Teechers brings to life an array of terrifying teachers and hopeless pupils through the unique eyes of Salty, Gail and Hobby; three Year 11 students about to leave school for good.
Will Mr Nixon abandon his students for a green and pleasant private school? Who puts the bounce in Miss Prime, the PE teacher? Will Mrs Parry ever find her Koko? And why does everyone smell of spring onions?
Crammed full of unforgettable characters, political left-hooks and razor-sharp comedy, Teechers is more relevant today than ever, a modern classic with something vital to say about education for the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’.
A special after show question and answer session is included in your ticket price
We are delighted to confirm that Blackeyed Theatre will be holding a Post-Show Q&A session after the 7:30pm evening performance of Teechers on Thursday 8st March 2018.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about how this spectacular show has been put together, and the magic that goes on behind-the-scenes. An ideal opportunity for any high school, college or university student studying a range of subjects such as English Language/English Literature/Drama/Performing Arts/ Costume.
The Post-Show Q&A will be held on stage in the Main Auditorium, and will last for approximately 10-15 minutes.
If you have booked tickets for your school pupils and would like further information on your group attending, please contact our Education and Outreach Leaders by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sorry you’ve missed it!
Teechers played on 8th and 9th March 2018.
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“Hilarious” The Stage
“Top of the class – 10/10” British Theatre Guide
“A hilarious and timeless production” Film & TV Now
“Bags of energy, ingenuity and impressive physicality” The Good Review
“Tremendous, must-see performance” Ipswich Spy
“Non-stop laugh-a-minute romp” Grapevine
“Incredible to watch… essential viewing” Cuckoo Review
“A masterclass in the power of he imagination” In Suffolk
“Blackeyed Theatre get an A* for Teechers” Hereford Times
“Non-stop funny” Get Reading
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What audiences say
“The performers were outstanding. The choreography/direction was brilliant. It was dynamic, energetic and thoughtful”
“Brilliant, funny and just what I needed for As level drama!!!”
“Fantastic cast who literally left me exhausted. A must see”
“Teechers is the funniest play I’ve ever seen! I was laughing the entire way through!”
“a truly brilliant show, a masterclass of great acting and direction”
“A stunning production. Please congratulate the incredible cast for their energetic performance. Fantastic!!”
“Wow, Teechers was amazing tonight! The show was stunning, if you haven’t got tickets, go and get them!”
“one of the best pieces of theatre I have seen in a LONG time. The energy, quality of comic acting and pathos were all wonderful. My 13 year old daughter and I both had a fabulous evening so thank you so very much. I still ache from laughing!”
“Thank you! For making my daughter’s first experience of drama so much fun and reminding me how great live theatre is”
“Absolutely amazing show tonight! Feel so much more prepared for my exam on Teechers on Wednesday, plus a great night!”
“literally the best piece of theatre I’ve ever seen #wow”
“Fantastic show tonight. Our students loved the show and have been inspired by your hilarious characters. Thanks!”
“I want to thank the cast and company for staging such an excellent production. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed themselves and felt really involved, motivated an inspired by the performance”
“I was astonished by the level of skill shown by the three actors as they wove the story through the many characters and scenes. “Outstanding”!”