4 September 2012, Singapore – Simply a witty & spontaneous standup comedy, the parody script revolves around the seven novels of Harry Potter. A two man cast, Jesse Briton & Gary Trainor, lets you relive the “Magical” journey of Harry Potter while filling it with laughter. The show is gloriously hilarious!
Started out as a five minute street show in 2005 to a 70 minute long production we see today, Potted Potter has amused Harry Potter fans around the world and now makes it’s premiere in Singapore. It is a show that both children and adults can enjoy, making it a great excursion for the family. What if you are not a Harry Potter fan or you do not know the story? Not to worry! You will still get the jokes. Relax and let Jesse & Gary take you through a hilarious ride on the Hogwarts Express.
Jesse Briton is an actor, writer, and a director. He has been trained under East 15 Acting School in UK in which he earned a nomination as Best Actor in Spotlight Prize 2012 even just during his training. His experiences in acting include his participation in the stage adaptation of Mr Benn and the one-man show, Bassonists Against the Cuts. As a writer, he had great success for Bound, a sea-bleached tragedy of maritime decline told with traditional sea shanties, which gathered numerous awards in Edinburgh Fringe and earned him a nomination as the Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright. As a director, he handled Bound and Enduring Song for Bear Trap Theater Company in which he is the company’s artistic director.
Joining Jesse is Gary Trainor, an Irish actor whom had trainings at The Italia Conti Academy where he gained a first class BA (Hons) Degree in acting. Part of his acting experience is in the critically acclaimed UK tour of Frankenstein as the lead actor, Shelly. He was also seen in Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story, The Shawshank Redemption, Stones in His Pockets, Into The Woods, and Jago. To top it off, he was recently chosen to take part in The Old Vic New Voices, which is a 24-hour play project.
We are giving a pair of Category A tickets for the Potted Potter show on 13 September at 7.30pm to one lucky winner.
Share with us in the comments section below who your favourite Harry Potter character is and you may just be on your way to the Potted Potter show. Last day of the contest is 11 September 2012, 7am. Winner will be notified by email.