One of the greatest British TV comedies ever written returned triumphantly to the stage in September 2008 for the start of a 30-venue national tour. This stunning new stage production follows the hilarious adventures of René, a hapless café owner in war-torn occupied France, as he and his wife Edith struggle to keep for themselves a priceless portrait stolen by the Nazis and hidden in a sausage in their cellar. Adding to René’s litany of woes the French Resistance, led by Michelle, force him to aid their persistent attempts to return two bumbling British airmen to England. René, caught in the middle of this joyous mayhem must also keep secret from his wife his long-running affairs with two waitresses or losing his cherished café may be the least of his problems...
The cast of 16 is led by Jeffrey Holland as the hapless French Café owner, René Artois and original series member Vicki Michelle, who dons her French waitress outfit once more in the role of Yvette Carte-Blanche.
Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once….this glorious new show is guaranteed to leave you helpless with laughter.