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image for Comedy item typeStiff at Gorleston Pavilion Theatre

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Comedy, Thu 11 - Sat 13 Apr 2019




Pier Gardens,
Great Yarmouth,
NR31 6PP


STiFF – An Adult Comedy Farce ( With a handful of songs sung be a trio or quartet of females during scene changes)

Angel Delight, the illegitimate daughter of a funeral parlour director, inherits the business when her father dies. Before she can sell the business and the land (which is much more valuable) she has to continue to run the business as a funeral parlour for a further five years. Unfortunately, she knows nothing about the funeral business but a lot about prostitution.

Angel and her team of 'girls' (including an obsessive compulsive transvestite named Delilah) run an undercover massage parlour in the funeral home keeping up appearances despite the prying of disgruntled former employee Mr Robert Swipe who felt he should have inherited the business.

Suspenders, death by misadventure and unorthodox embalming techniques feature in this hilarious, quickfire comedy. Rude not crude, cheeky not vulgar - it's a modern farce with lots of great characters.

Gareth Bevan, Director, Questors Theatre, Ealing, London

"It is a very, very funny, out-and-out farce, It is not often that you read a script that makes you laugh out loud, but that's what happened with me when I first read STiFF. And it was the same for everyone else who has read it since, cast and crew alike. I have never been involved in a play where there has been so much enthusiasm even before rehearsals have started.”

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 11 - Sat 13 Apr 2019 19:30
Adults only


Tickets £10

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 29 Mar Fine City Chorus
Sat 30 Mar Dusty The Concert
Thu 11 - Sat 13 Apr Stiff
Fri 19 Apr Musicals That Made History
Sat 20 Apr Seriously Collins
Thu 25 - Fri 26 Apr A Night at the Music Hall



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Map reference: TG 530035  Lat: 52.57086 Long: 1.73318

By Road: From Great Yarmouth follow the A12 towards Lowestoft the follow signs for Gorleston.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system