Becoming Hattie

Eight year old Jo is watching the family’s first colour TV. Sykes is on and there, on the screen, is a woman unlike anyone Jo has ever seen. That woman is Hattie Jacques!

Forty years on and Jo has followed in Hattie’s acting footsteps. But why does she only get cast as the nurse, never the surgeon? And why is she too fat to play Lady Macbeth?

Thoughtful, funny, warm and nostalgic, this one-woman show takes an affectionate look at the life and career of a remarkable woman. And a witty, caustic examination of modern life in show business and its cultural attitudes toward larger women. 


Presented by Proteus Theatre Company


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