Flanders and Swann at Theatre Royal Winchester

July 9, 2021

Multi-award-winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins bring the wit and wordplay of the ingenious comedy songsmiths Michael Flanders and Donald Swann to Theatre Royal Winchester on Friday 16 July at 7.30pm.

Lifelong fans and the uninitiated alike will delight to see FitzHigham and Walsh Atkins breathe new life into the much-loved words and music of Flanders and Swann, including all their classics: The Hippopotamus (Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud), The Gnu, The Gas Man Cometh and many more.

This show has been created by arrangement with the estates of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.

Theatre Royal Winchester has put in several measures to make the venue Covid secure, and have been granted use of UK Theatre’s See It Safely mark that certifies venues are complying with the latest Government and industry Covid-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety of staff and audiences. Measures in place include the removal of every other row of seats in the auditorium and leaving two empty seats in between each ‘audience bubble’. Face masks must be worn in the auditorium by everyone over 11 years unless the customer is exempt. Hand sanitizer stations are in place throughout the building, a one-way system is in place and the venue has increased its cleaning routine throughout and regularly disinfects the auditorium, foyer, and toilet areas. 

Flanders and Swann will be at Theatre Royal Winchester on Friday 16 July at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk.