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Cunard to Host West Finish Comedy Retelling of ‘Delight and Prejudice’


Straight from its success within the West Finish the place it gained the Olivier Award for Finest Comedy, Delight and Prejudice * (*kind of) is premiering at sea aboard Cunard’s latest ship Queen Anne. It’s set to debut through the vessel’s British Isles Competition Voyage.

Concerning the Present

The distinctive retelling of Jane Austen’s love story is being dropped at Cunard by acclaimed theater producer David Pugh. The pageant voyage is about to depart on Might twenty fourth for a two-week circumnavigation of the British Isles. The crusing may even function the ship’s official naming ceremony.

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Following the present’s premiere on the particular crusing, it is going to be a mainstay throughout Queen Anne‘s maiden season. The present would be the headliner amongst an eclectic mixture of dwell performances on board.

“We all the time attempt to shock and delight visitors with distinctive and enriching experiences that may solely be skilled on a Cunard ship,” stated president of Cunard Katie McAlister. “We’re due to this fact excited to be teaming up with the unimaginable David Pugh for the at-sea premiere of Delight and Prejudice* (*kind of), which is without doubt one of the most acclaimed West Finish productions of current instances. I actually imagine we’re redefining luxurious leisure at sea with Queen Anne.”

The present’s creator, Isobel McArthur, added “Company on board Queen Anne coming to see Delight & Prejudice* (*kind of) can anticipate a theatre present that’s deeply affectionate in the direction of the long-lasting Jane Austen authentic, with a number of new components thrown in to influence even the largest skeptic of ‘interval drama’ to begin swooning at Mr. Darcy.”

“Our model of the unique rom-com is Delight and Prejudice, however informed by the servants – with karaoke! It’s a big-hearted, dynamic ensemble piece the place those that usually simply serve the tea are all of a sudden taking part in each half. The forged and artistic staff have confirmed themselves so expert and hard-working in rehearsals – they’ll’t wait to current this particular iteration of the play for its very first at-sea viewers.”

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Queen Anne’s Inaugural Voyage

Queen Anne, which is Cunard’s first new ship in 13 years, is scheduled to debut on Might 10, 2024. The vessel’s first voyage might be a 14-night crusing from Southampton to the Canary Islands. Stops will embrace Funchal, Madeira; Arrecife, Gran Canaria and Tenerfie, Canary Islands; and La Coruña, Spain.


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