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Blanche and Butch

“Rude, ribald and hilariously off-colour" The Guardian

“Bold, entertaining and sensitive production” The List.

The fourth event in our 10th Anniversary Showcase is Birds of Paradise Theatre Company's Blanche & Butch.

Blanche & Butch are backstage in a mist of hairspray and sequins as they reminisce about life as a troupe of disabled drag queens. Butch sings touching ballads - he’s all about regrets and reflection. Blanche, all camp and pop songs, lip-syncs - well, tries to - his “unique speech pattern” means nothing ever syncs.  And who's the other guy?​

The award-winning Birds of Paradise Theatre Company with Tron Theatre bring you a dazzling new production directed and designed by Kenny Miller and featuring new music and high camp! Inspired by Noel Greig’s 2006 play “Heelz On Wheels” and supported by the Tron Theatre, Blanche & Butch tells the witty and poignant story of the lives, loves and losses of the three disabled men who used to be the sensational ‘Heelz n Wheelz’. There’s not much sensation now…