MULTI-AWARD winning artist Lea Anderson returns to the UK touring scene for the first time in six years with a new show 'Ladies and Gentlemen', with Theatre Royal Winchester the only Hampshire performance in this current tour on October 18.

Lea Anderson has led two of the UK’s foremost contemporary dance companies for over 25 years namely The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs.

Inspired by mingling fading music hall memories with a sprinkle of surrealism, Ladies and Gentlemen is a witty and absorbing visual spectacle in which choreography (Lea Anderson), music (Steve Blake) and design (Tim Spooner) conjure the all but forgotten stage show of six has-been performers.

Besieged by ever shifting, inscrutable and enigmatic props, Man, Woman, the Twins, Pet and the Other One present misremembered routines and hazily recollected punch-lines in a complex and tightly knit choreography of objects accompanied by sound and music they perform themselves.

The result is an eccentric, surreal and often hilarious theatrical experience where regret and failure meet.

Show starts 7.30pm. Tickets are available from and the box office 01962 840 440.