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Coral Browne: This Effing Lady

Andrew Kay Presents as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Coral Browne: This Effing Lady

7:00pm, Thu 15 April, 2021

Event Details

Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Starring Amanda Muggleton and directed by Nadia Tass

Doors: 6.30pm 

Show time: 7pm

Show length: 75mins

Kitchen and bar service: Before and after performance


Coral Browne: This Effing Lady 


By Maureen Sherlock 

Starring Amanda Muggleton 

Directed by Nadia Tass


A critically acclaimed one-women play starring Amanda Muggleton, based on the life of Australian legendary star of stage and screen, Coral Browne, puts the Grande Dame back in the spotlight where she belongs.

Diva, adventuress, beauty, wit... the flamboyant Coral Browne travelled a world away from her humble Australian beginnings to become the toast of the London stage in the 1940s.

Sexually adventurous, with a deliciously bawdy wit, Coral was as well known for her glamorous lifestyle as she was for her memorable stage and screen performances (Auntie Mame, The Killing of Sister George, Dennis Potter’s Dreamchild and Alan Bennett’s An Englishman Abroad). She had a string of famous lovers, including Paul Robeson and Maurice Chevalier, and enjoyed a late-life marriage to the king of schlock horror, Vincent Price.

In this critically-acclaimed one-woman play, the wonderful Amanda Muggleton (The Book Club, Hollyoaks, Prisoner Cell Block H) brings Coral Browne to sparkling life and puts this Grande Dame back in the spotlight where she belongs.

Coral Browne is proof that while good girls go to
heaven, naughty girls go everywhere!

‘A delightful, surprising show – a must see!’ Miriam Margolyes