ADC Theatre
Tue 7 - Sat 11 May

The Revlon Girl

Neil Anthony Docking

“Since the disaster we’ve all kind of… forgotten about ourselves. You know, the way we look? And some of us thought it would be a nice idea to have someone like you to come along and give us a talk on beauty tips - a demonstration - that’s all.”

Set eight months after the Aberfan Disaster, The Revlon Girl tells the true story of a group of bereaved mothers who met every week above a local hotel to talk, cry and laugh without feeling guilty. 

Feeling like they’ve let themselves go, and fearing that other people might think them frivolous, they secretly arrange for a Revlon representative to give a talk on beauty tips.

After an acclaimed, run at Brickhouse Theatre, the original team brings this delicate and profound story of loss, compassion to the ADC stage. 

This heartbreaking narrative is brought to the stage with subtle staging and deeply emotional performances – the result is both powerful and intensely moving



Tue 7 May at 7:45pm
Wed 8 May at 7:45pm
Thu 9 May at 7:45pm
Fri 10 May at 7:45pm
Sat 11 May at 7:45pm


ADC Theatre


TUE £8–£10, WED/THU £9–£13, FRI/SAT £10–£14

The ADC Theatre is Britain's oldest University playhouse, today administered and maintained by the University of Cambridge. Plays have been presented on the site since 1855, when the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club (CUADC) was founded, and the society met and performed in the back room of the Hoop Inn, which stood almost exactly where the ADC Theatre stands today.  Today, the ADC Theatre is the centre of University drama in Cambridge, run almost entirely by students with no Faculty involvement. 

This venue is wheelchair accessible. 


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