This film is being shown as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival. Tickets for each film need to be purchased separately either from Quinn’s or on-line from Leicester Comedy Festival’s website at http:://comedy-festival.co.uk/. Tickets bought on-line from this web-site will cost £7 each but Octagon members who have purchased tickets on-line will receive a £2 refund if they show their on-line booking receipt and membership card when attending the theatre to see the film.
1994 ( Australia ) ( Comedy, Music )
DIRECTOR: Stephan Elliott
STARRING: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp
Two drag-queens (Anthony/Mitzi and Adam/Felicia) and a transexual (Bernadette) contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman they’ve contracted with is Anthony’s wife. Their bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.