Behind the facade of a legend

Simon Cartright is The Man Called Monkhouse at the Devonshire Park Theatre
Simon Cartright is The Man Called Monkhouse at the Devonshire Park Theatre

“You do me better than I do,” said comedian Bob Monkhouse of Simon Cartright’s uncanny impression of him.

Judge for yourself in his new solo play The Man Called Monkhouse at the Devonshire Park Theatre on October 16/17. Written by Alex Lowe and directed by Bob Golding, The Man Called Monkhouse comes to Eastbourne as part of a select tour. This new play is sure to bewitch and amaze audiences as the star of British TV for over 50 years is brought spectacularly back to life; it highlights all facets of Bob’s incredible life behind the tanned veneer. The show runs at 7.45pm plus Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £19.50, concessions available, on 01323 412000 or www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk.