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Southbank Centre - Win two tickets to Maureen Lipman is ‘Up For It’!

The new battleaxe of Coronation Street is up for an evening of rave, rollick and rant from 17 December until 6 January 2019.

Competition Ends: 19/12/2018

Following a smash-hit sell-out run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Maureen Lipman is bringing her very own show to the Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room this Christmas. Expect sketches, monologues, songs, lots of great jokes and maybe even some dancing. 
 
Sublime music will be supplied by sensational jazz singer Jacqui Dankworth and her husband the internationally renowned blues pianist Charlie Wood.
 
Currently starring as Evelyn Plumber on ITV’s Coronation Street, Maureen has worked on stage with Olivier, Guinness, Julie Walters, Anthony Hopkins, Diana Rigg and Hugh Jackman, and been directed by Michael Blakemore, Roman Polanski and Trevor Nunn. On television she’s done the gamut of plays by Ayckbourn, Bennett and her late, great husband Jack Rosenthal as well as guesting on Midsomer Murders, Skins, Jonathan Creek and Dr. Who Her own TV series’ Agony, All at No. 20, About Face, Ladies of Letters, the BT commercials and recent radio series, To Hull and Back and A Month of Maureen have earned her a further misnomer, that of National Treasure…a sort of Britcoin. Of her ten popular humorous books, How Was it for You? remains the most popular and if you can find an unsigned one, hang on to it!
 
British jazz singer Jacqui Dankworth, who is also an accomplished actress having performed in seasons with the RSC, RNT and in Into the Woods in the West End. She launched her debut album As The Sun Shines Down On Me in 2003. This acclaimed album established her as one of Britain’s most highly regarded vocalist. She will be performing with her husband, the Memphis-born blues keyboardist and vocalist Charlie Wood.  The show is directed by Simon Evans.

Enter to win two tickets to Maureen Lipman is 'Up For It' between 17 December until 6 January 2019.

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