Steptoe and Son ride again at the Playhouse

thisisoxfordshire: Steptoe and Son ride again at the Playhouse Steptoe and Son ride again at the Playhouse

THE rag and bone men are calling for any old iron at Oxford Playhouse this week. A production of Steptoe and Son, based on the classic BBC sitcom, runs until tomorrow.

Company founder Mike Shepherd, playing “dirty old man” Albert – pictured right with Dean Nolan, playing his son – said: “I think we have made a poignant piece of theatre which is also very entertaining.”

It has been produced by the Kneehigh theatre company, adapted and directed by Emma Rice.

She said: “I’ve tried to enable and reveal the heart-breaking and perfectly observed characters that had generations glued to their TVs for over a decade. ”

Tickets start from £9.50 and are available from the ticket office on 01865 305305 or online at oxfordplayhouse.com

Picture: OX54970 Ed Nix

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