The Battling Butlers

presented by Bash Street Theatre 14 May 2023 - 18 May 2023
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by Simon Pullum and Lochlann Pickering
original music - Julian Gaskell
Song lyrics by Simon Pullum and Julian Gaskell
Directed by David Twomlow
Set Design Isolde Pullum
Set Construction Neill Robson and Tristan Kessell

Juggling babies, toddlers on stilts and teaching young Joey to ride his first unicycle are all part of everyday life for single dad, Joe Butler, in this poignant, family love story involving the ever-changing relationship of a father-and-son double act.

Using a unique blend of physical theatre, circus skills, original songs and live music, The Battling Butlers is a study in role-reversal and the inevitability of change, as the old order makes way for the new.

Based in Penzance in Cornwall, Bash Street Theatre has built an international reputation over the last 30 years, performing silent-comedy, street theatre shows throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.  

The Battling Butlers is a real family affair, performed by father and son, Simon Pullum and Loki Pickering, with original live music from Julian Gaskell.