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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

The June Newsletter - for those not on the list...

I don't normally post the newsletter on here, but thought it would be a useful catch up for anyone confused about Milk Bottle and what we do...

The Milk Bottle Newsletter: June 2011
We’re into the home straight now – the last London showing of Teaching Gods is past (Suffolk people get one last shot in June), the first CD has been launched and we’re gearing up for the first Storyteller show of the year in July.  As always it’s at these times we need your support all the more.
Your help is vital.  Please, spread the love.  If you’re on facebook please join our group Milk Bottle Productions or follow Robert Crighton: Storyteller. If you already do, then share these with your friends.  Or if you’re a twitter person @RobertCrighton.  Help spread the word about the work we do.  It really does help.

CD is here!
The first CD audio book of the stories Bink! and Teaching Gods is on sale now.  You can get it at our next shows, via our website or direct from us.  To order (or reserve) your copy send us an email at contact@milkbottleproductions.co.uk with the number you want and your address and we’ll send you a paypal payment link.  It’s only £10 if collected at our next show, or £11.50 if posted. 

The Ultimate Selection in SUFFOLK
We had a lovely time at Barons Court saying goodbye to the London version of the show – now for Suffolk to get its last chance.  The Suffolk show will be at the Quay Theatre Bar on Friday 24th June and, as it’s only a few days after his birthday, Robert will bring cake.
Along with the old favourites from Teaching Gods there'll be a completely new comic tale, "The Adventures of Shermes Hollocks" written especially for the evening.
ABSOLUTELY THE LAST CHANCE TO CATCH THIS AWARD-WINNING MATERIAL!
Friday June 24th at 8pm
Free Entry in The Quay Bar (opening at 7pm)
The Quay Theatre, Quay Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2AN

Storyteller 2011: TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
The Natural History of Trolls cometh.  It’s a very sweet, sad and funny story about a group of people who live underground.  Final adjustments going on – see the storyteller blog [http://robertcrightonstoryteller.blogspot.com/2011/05/final-week-of-playing.html] and vlog [http://www.youtube.com/user/TheRobertCrighton]– and rehearsals are underway.  The script goes to the printers in a little over a week and the final castings will be announced soon.  The show has a regular Milk Bottle cast (Robert Crighton, Catherine Eccles, Jessica Moore and Pamela Flanagan) as the core company for the three performances, plus another 20 people cast members who are auditioning as we type.

It’s performing for three nights at the New Wimbledon Studio on the 11th, 12th and 13th July at 7.45pm and tickets are all only £10.  Box office is open – book those tickets now!

New Wimbledon Studio, the Broadway, London, SW19 1QG
Box Office: 0844 871 7646
Groups Line: 0844 871 7696
Access Booking Line: 0844 871 7677
www.ambassadortickets.com/wimbledon

Milk Bottle Productions Presents...
Robert Crighton: STORYTELLER
Written and Performed by Robert Crighton – plus Special Guests

“Whatever you do, don’t think about orange penguins!”
Multi-Awarding Winning Storyteller Robert Crighton is returning to his roots with a new collection of stories for 2011.  Featuring his trademark wit and dark humour, Storyteller will draw you into unusual worlds and introduce you to people you’d not normally meet.
This first collection is called The Natural History of Trolls, three stories covering a hundred and fifty years of history, two Queens and their subjects in the fairy kingdom.  Midst this epic timeline is the story of an ordinary commute gone wrong, when a troll-like tramp in an Underground carriage turns out to REALLY be a Troll.
Funny, thoughtful and with occasional attempts at wisdom, let Robert Crighton and his team of storytellers lead you through a world like ours – just a little off centre. 

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