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For the Love of Austen!

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Promise and Promiscuity
A New Musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton.


3 May – 21 May
FINAL SHOW Sunday May 22nd 4.30pm!!!!

Penny Ashton’s hilarious one woman show has swept through Circa Two in a tidal wave of chuckles and wit!

The last week has been so popular we added an additional show Saturday 21st at 4.30pm – which has almost sold out!.

So we present the extra EXTRA show, one final show Sunday 22nd May 4.30pm!

If you need more reasons to come along here are some of the Raving Reviews from Penny’s Stunning Show.


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“In a highly polished, slick and expertly put together show that is full of energy from beginning to end, Ashton tells the story of writer Elspeth Slowtree and her quest for a husband….the delightfully authentic Jane Austen dress and accessories that Ashton uses, along with the period props, make this a unique and exceptionally innovative piece of entertaining theatre not to be missed.”


Review by Courtney Rose brown ART MURMURS

“Promise and Promiscuity is playful, clever and electric. Ashton’s charm and energy created some truly delightful moments, where although there were a few small tumbles with props and lighting, Ashton didn’t hesitate to weave these into the show with a wink to the audience.”


Review by John Smythe THEATREVIEW

“Indeed not only does Miss Ashton deliver her own and Jane Austen’s deliciously witty and eloquent text with due alacrity and vocal panache but she also personifies her plethora of Austenesque characters with admirable physical dexterity.”


From The Circa Theatre Meetup Group:

  • I loved this show – it was witty, fast-paced and funny

  • Clever writing and brilliantly performed – Penny Ashton is a super talented woman!


This is a sellout show! Do Not Hesitate! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!


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