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This website will continue for quite a while so it can re-direct you to our new site, but please do not post or comment on this site – go to where we will be happy to hear from you and you can find all of Tony Lidington’s and Prom-Prom’s up-to-date information on shows, radio, pantomime, tours, community events and developing projects and also contact us.

Many, many thanks to Katie “Bunny” Tranter who set this  site up for Tony Lidington and Prom-Prom and took many of the photos and made several of the videos too.Please visit Katie’s website  here.


Clifford Essex:  Tony is writing another series for BBC Radio 4, commissioned by Pier Productions about the first ever Pierrot Troupe

created by Clifford Essex in 1891 at Henley Regatta. They were originally called “The Pierrot Banjo Team” but changed their name to “Clifford Essex’s Royal Pierrots” after performing for His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) on board the Royal Yacht at Cowes Regatta in August 1891.

This is a three part series, inspired by the biography of Clifford Essex, which Tony found in the British Library after 20 years of searching! He will be making the studio recording in Brighton early in November. Broadcase dates TBC for January/February 2013. This is Tony’s 8th series that he has written for Radio 4 and is currently negotiating further commissions – both features and comedy.

Kings of Cloth of Gold: Tony Lidington’s new play ‘Kings of the Cloth of Gold’ is opening with Angus & Ross Theatre Company at The Royal Armouries, Leeds this weekend (29th September) . I hope you’ll be able to see it somewhere on its 50 date tour! Have a look at the details of the tour on the Angus & Ross or Prom-Prom website and see if you can make it.


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