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Childish Things raises a record £47,000!
'Best ever' comedy show in aid of Helen & Douglas House
submitted by H&DH 24 March 2010
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A huge thanks to the New Theatre and everyone who either took part in the show, worked backstage, front of house, or bought tickets to Childish Things this year – according to reviews and audience feedback - see below - it was the ‘best ever’!



Photographs are online now at and are available to buy.  Thanks to photographers Pete Griffith, Michelle Tebbutt and Rosie Egan.


You can read more about Childish Things here.


Some Audience Feedback

‘Well done for such a fabulous line up and count me in for next year!’

‘...each year surpasses the last!


‘I can’t wait till next years’ Childish Things… just gets better and better each year!’


'Childish Things' was another blinding success. Cracking night out....’


‘Absolutely fantastic!’ 


‘Thank you for a FAB night out.  It was brilliant.  I hope you raised a small fortune!’

‘I had such a good evening.  I haven’t stopped laughing yet!’ 

‘Brilliant, best ever!’

‘Great show this evening.  Best ever!’

‘Wow, what a wonderful show -  congratulations to you both! I really, really hope it made lots of money for H and D House. You spoke so well too and really got the message over -  it's true, people think lots of money is being donated due to the high profile of the charity, but they have no idea how much it costs to employ all those wonderful staff etc and how the recession and collapse of the banks has affected it.’


‘Just to say how fantastic the first half was and how I would have quite happily left then having had a brilliant night. It was both hilarious and poignant.
 But then... the second half!!!!!!’ 

‘I don't really know where to start.......I guess a good place would be by simply saying thank you so much for Saturday.  We had a riot! it was so much fun.  Quite possibly one of the best nights out we've had in a long, long, time.  An absolute classic, and very well done! Thank you again. You certainly have two devotees now, so please let me know when the tickets go on sale for next year, as Childish Things has become a fixture for us.  A truly magical weekend, for which Childish Things was the key ingredient.’

‘Well done- a truly cracking night and unbelievable line-up!  Haven’t laughed so much for a very long time.’


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I ahve been going for 4 years now and i think it was the best!!!!!!!

I must remember to not wear my bracelet next year as it hurt me when clapping so much.

And best act of the night was first on!!! I will spell his name wrong ... Mr Al Chruttendon-ish [Editors note: Hal Cruttenden] Get him back for next year ... please!!!!

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