You’ve got to laugh, haven’t you?
Oooh, a press release. I actually commented on this in our first article, and it doesn’t give much more info – but they deserve all the publicity they can get; and besides, the quotes are quite interesting:
Blak Yak Theatre presents
RED DWARF II: KRYTEN
Adapted by Nick Donald – Directed by Tim Edwards
By special arrangement with Grant Naylor Productions
THE boys from the Dwarf are back! Following their highly successful
production of Red Dwarf in 2002, Blak Yak Theatre – based in Perth, Western
Australia – has got the crew together again for more shenanigans in space.
Nick Donald, Alex Jones, Chris Thomas and Jarrod Buttery have reprised their
roles as Lister, Rimmer, The Cat and Holly respectively – and this time
everyone’s favourite mechanoid, Kryten (Scott Northover), is along for the
Firmly established as one of Perth’s youngest and most vibrant community
theatre companies, Blak Yak Theatre strives to bring new and innovative
productions to its growing audiences.
Testament to theatre company’s success is the string of awards the cast and
crew of Red Dwarf II: Kryten share among them for acting, writing, directing
and both stage and production management.
“I’ve loved Red Dwarf for years now because it’s just so ridiculous,”
director Tim Edwards said.
“I’m a big fan of science fiction and thought that putting comedy into a
sci-fi television show was genius.”
“My actors make it easy – they’re all so great – although with Red Dwarf
being a cult television show you have to walk a fine line between giving
people something fresh and original while not upsetting the fans.
“But I think we’ve done a good job.”
They’re 3 million years away from Earth, they don’t where they are, they don
‘t know what to do and haven’t got a clue what’s happening. It’s situation
normal for the Red Dwarf crew!
Red Dwarf II: Kryten will be performed at the Kalamunda Performing Arts
Centre, Canning Road, Kalamunda, on March 17, 19, 20, 24, 26 and 27 and the
Maylands Sunroom, corner Sixth Avenue and Whatley Crescent, on March 31,
April 1, 2 and 3 – all shows are in Western Australia.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for child/concession – bookings on 0500
525 259 or go to the website www.blakyak.uniting.com.au for more details.
Suggestion to any men going: take a pair of socks and put them down your trousers. Depending on the person you try and PULL, they’ll either be impressed by your penis, or the reference. Sure to get the juices flowing.