Mel's An Hour And A Half Late!

PUBLISHED: 17:03 13 September 2006 | UPDATED: 09:52 24 May 2010

ONE of Britain's most versatile comedians stars in a new comedy which will start a Bath theatre's autumn season

ONE of Britain's most versatile comedians stars in a new comedy which will start a Bath theatre's autumn season.Award-winning comic Mel Smith will perform in An Hour And A Half Late! at the Theatre Royal until September 23.Returning from a successful stint at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Mel stars alongside television actor Belinda Lang.The play is about Peter and Linda Travers, who find they have more money than they know what to do with after their third child moves out.They are just on the verge of leaving for a dinner party to celebrate a lucrative business deal when Linda mysteriously announces she is not going to go.An Hour And A Half Late! comes from the pen of award-winning writer Gerald Sibleyras, whose play Heroes recently won the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.Tickets, priced from £14, are available from the box office on 01225 448844.

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