Review: Beauty’s Legacy, The Keeper’s Daughter, various locations
- Credit: Archant
A Diss based theatre company performed their new show to a crowded audience in the Bank at Eye.
The Keeper’s Daughter new sci-fi comedy, ‘Beauty’s Legacy’, is a futuristic take on the story of Frankenstein.
The show, aimed at teenagers, was well receieved at the end of the performance.
It tells the story of Professor Victor, who aims to create something that will change humanity and loses funding and is ordered to close down his laboratory, where he had been for three years.
Lance, who works for the professor, becomes the subject of the with disastrous, albeit funny, consequences, for not only himself, but for Victor and Constance, the professor’s wife.
You may also want to watch:
The three tell the story well, through the use of lighting, music, and comedy songs, while also talking directly to the audience and participating with them while the other characters were seemingly unaware.
All three took the time at points in the show to break the fourth wall.
- 1 The places with the highest and lowest levels of Covid in Suffolk
- 2 Stu says: Six observations following Town's 2-2 draw at Cambridge
- 3 Four men arrested after man dies at Felixstowe lorry park
- 4 2,000 patients visit A&E because they are feeling depressed
- 5 Town get home draw in FA Cup First Round as ex-Blues head to Sudbury
- 6 Jailed in Suffolk: J Block gang members and man who attacked train station staff
- 7 New fishmonger shop opens in Suffolk market town
- 8 'There's something missing in this team' - Town fans on draw at Cambridge
- 9 US jets to practice flypast over Suffolk this morning
- 10 Detective who trained generation of officers retires after 45 years
They used the small stage at the Bank to their advantage, with little use of props.
‘Beauty’s Legacy’ visits Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich, on May 9, and Stradbroke Community Centre on Saturday May 10.
For more information visit www.thekeepersdaughter.org.uk