Being Tommy Cooper
Samuel French publishes Being Tommy Cooper and manages rights for future performances. Full details:
Being Tommy Cooper toured the UK throughout May and June 2013, directed by Cecily Boys.
Read reviews for Being Tommy Cooper on tour
Being Tommy Cooper first ran at the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington from 12 June - 21 July 2012. It received four nominations for the OffWestEnd.com Theatre Awards (Offies) including Best New Play, Best Production, Best Male Actor (Damian Williams),
★★★★★ - Saul Reichlin for Remotegoat
"Tom Green's brilliant, excoriating portrait of the essential Tommy Cooper. An unforgettable performance [from Damian Williams]. A marvellous production, it is all there before you. Just like that. A must-see."
★★★★★ - One Stop Arts
"This is West-End, National Theatre virtuosity. Even if you're not a Tommy Cooper fan or you know little about his work, this show is a must-see."
British Theatre Guide
"Brave in its mission, Being Tommy Cooper is a slick, emotive and thoroughly entertaining portrait of one of the most popular comics of the 20th century."
★★★★★ - Watford Observer
"Suffice to say that it is one of the most stunning evenings I have spent in the theatre. Entertaining, funny and a fascinating insight into a Tommy Cooper that we knew far less about......Damian Williams performance as Tommy blew me away"
★★★★★ - Aline Waites for Remotegoat
"Totally riveting...an extremely enjoyable evening"
Here are some of the comments about the play on Twitter, via Storify: http://storify.com/tngee/being-tommy-cooper