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Silly Cow by Ben Elton | North Shore Season March 2013
Added by North Shore Players

When:7 March 2013 to 16 March 2013
Venue:The Rose Centre, Belmont, North Shore
Location: North Shore City, Auckland Region, New Zealand
Contact: Jonathan Callinan
Phone: 0275 892 392


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Ben Elton focuses on actors, the price of ambition, critics and ‘journalistic liberty’ in this astutely observational ‘comic revenge tragedy’. His dry satirical view on the slick and savage world of the tabloid press portrays a protagonist, Doris Wallace, who has clawed her way to celebrity success as a merciless and vicious critic; 'I'm the nasty cow who slaughters the sacred cows'. She is on the verge of a glorious venture in TV. Moreover, she’s not going to let anything get in her way; not even the “silly cow” suing her for libel. After the case goes to court, Doris naturally believes she has won but has she? The course of events that follow is hilarious, and at times cutting, but will keep you laughing until your sides hurt.

• Sidney - Jonathan Callinan
• Doris - Claire Buckley
• Peggy - Claire Wingfield
• Douglas - Matt MacDougall
• Eduardo - Dane Dawson

Director - Lynne Davis

Silly Cow Season:
Thursday 7th - Saturday 16th March, 8pm at The Rose Centre, Belmont.
Matinee: Sunday 10th March at 2pm. No Mon performances.

Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors and students. Group discounts (20+ seats) available.

Bookings: Ph. Richard at The Rose Centre on 445 9900 or email

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