The Benny Lynch Story
|Date||Occurs 24/05/2019 - 24/05/2019|
|Admission||£20 / £18 Concession|
A national production touring in May and June 2019, the show tells the story of Scotland’s first ever boxing world champion. It is a poignant and entertaining look at his life, from his childhood in the Gorbals’ slums, to his boxing success and global stardom, and ultimately to his demise and untimely death in 1946 at the age of only 33.
It doesn’t matter if you’re not a boxing fan. This show is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon. It is the ultimate rags to riches to rags story.
STEPHEN PURDON (Shellsuit Bob from River City) plays Benny. Scottish acting legend DAVID HAYMAN plays Benny’s coach and mentor Sammy Wilson. HOLLY JACK (River City) plays Benny’s wife, while SIMON WEIR (High Road, River City, Taggart, Acid House, Trainspotting 2) plays Tash the Gorbals’ sage. The play is directed by DAVID HAYMAN Jr.
Age recommendation of 14+ as the show contains strong language.
£1 per transaction performance fee.
Palace Theatre Kilmarnock
- 9 Green Street
- East Ayrshire
- KA1 3BN
- Tel: 01563 554900
|Tuesday:||10am-4.30pm and show nights|
|Wednesday:||10am-4.30pm and show nights|
|Thursday:||10am-4.30pm and show nights|
|Friday:||10am-4.30pm and show nights|
|Saturday:||10am-4.30pm and show nights|
|Disabled toilet facilities||Yes|
|Museum and Gallery spaces||Yes|
|Permanent collections - local & social history, natural sciences & archaeology||Yes|
|Car parking nearby||Yes|
|Annual programme of comedy, dance, variety, music and more||Yes|
Wheelchair access to the theatre, Cafe Bar and Box Office. Wheelchair spaces in the auditorium must be pre-booked.
|Available for hire||Yes|
|Bar & Catering available||Yes|
|Music events & shows||Yes|
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