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Romeo & Juliet
Played 24 February, 2017 at Penang PAC @ Straits Quay
Played 26 February, 2017 at ACS Auditorium @ Ipoh
Played 27 February - 10 March, 2017 at PJ Live Arts @ Jaya One
Performed by The Handlebards
Presented by Gardner & Wife Theatre Produced by Natalie Chong
ROMEO & JULIET Handlebars returned to Malaysia with their four-person ROMEO & JULIET in their now-trademark comedic, at break-neck-speed style. As one audience member Twittered: "I'll say it again.. @HandleBards is EXACTLY how Shakespeare should be done! Another incredible show. Well done #HBGirls!" They're back in February, 2018, with their all-female As You Like It!
In Verona, the Montagues and Capulets are in the throes of a long-running family feud. In the midst of this, two young members of the families - Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet - fall in love a the Capulet Ball...but Romeo's family hates Juliet's family, and Juliet's family hates Romeo's family. Regardless, they marry in secret and trigger a chain of events which ends badly for everyone. Tragic!
The Shields Gazette15/08/2016 The Shields Gazette by Vicki Newman
The girls’ Romeo and Juliet is infectiously fun, seriously silly, and utterly hilarious. You need to see them in action. With songs that’ll be stuck in your head for days, belly-aching laughter and tremendous performances, Romeo and Juliet is a five-star performance that you need to see.+ more
CASTEleanor Dillon-ReamsEleanor Dillon-Reams

Eleanor graduated from East15 Acting School in 2012 with a first class degree, after being nominated for the BBC Radio Carlton Hobbs Award. Her theatre credits include THE PRINCESS MONOLOGUES (Solo show- Bread & Roses, The Space, Hen & Chickens), 2:1 (Kanzaze Dance Theatre, Richmix, Sutton Theatres), UKIP THE MUSICAL (The Stage Award for 'Acting Excellence', Edinburgh Fringe, Waterloo East), HENRY V (Solo show, The Wheatsheaf), MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Smooth Faced Gents / Eunoia, The Pleasance), BETSY; WISDOM OF A BRIGHTON WHORE (Solo show, Brighton Fringe), HAMLET/ COMEDY OF ERRORS (Regional tour), THE BEGGARS OPERA (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) and COSI VAN TUTTI (Glyndebourne)
Lianne HarveyLianne Harvey

Lianne's favourite colour is probably green. She comes from Peterborough (but often tells people she comes from Cambridge because no-one seems to know anything about Peterborough and it makes her appear more posh). Before training at RADA, she landed her first filmed role dressed as a carrot walking a donkey named George round a field for six hours (her and George still meet up regularly for coffee). Since graduating a year ago, Lianne has appeared in A NAUGHTY NIGHT OF NOEL COWARD (The Old Red Lion), ENVELOPED IN VELVET (Arts Theatre), BANKSTERS (The White Bear Theatre), BARDO AND GALORE (Sheffield Crucible), NOT SAFE FOR WORK (Channel 4) and CLICKBAIT (Solent TV). She is really excited about her new adventure as a HandleBard, and can't wait to get pedalling!
Lizzie MunceyLizzie Muncey

Lizzie is an actress and playwright. She trained at the Birmingham School of Acting. Previous work includes I AM BEAST (Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh), SUPERHERO SNAIL BOY (National Tour), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (National Theatre), TWELFTH NIGHT (National Theatre), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Skewbald Theatre), and THE HOUSE OF YES (Old Joint Stock Theatre). She is also a highly acclaimed dancer, having performed mainly in her lounge and kitchen.
Callum Brodie Callum Brodie

Callum has performed and produced with the HandleBards since their formation in 2013, touring the UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, India, Zimbabwe, Malaysia, Myanmar and Singapore. He trained at Circomedia, the centre for contemporary circus and physical theatre, and previously performed and devised work throughout the UK before falling in love with the HandleBards exuberant style and staying with them ever since. Previous credits include: THEATRE UNCUT (Young Vic, London), CARNESKYS TAROT DROME (Old Vic Tunnels, London), PRINCESS TAZ AND THE FEARSOME FOREST (Etcetera Theatre, London), SEEING DOUBLE (Edinburgh Fringe) and MAKE BELIEVE FESTIVAL (Gorilla Zoo).
Since 2013, the HandleBards have clocked-up over 5,000 miles by cycling around the world to perform Shakespeare. Described by none other than Sir Ian McKellen as 'uproariously funny', they set the world on wheels with their unique brand of extremely energetic, charmingly chaotic, environmentally-friendly cycle-powered theatre. They have just been short-listed for The Stage Award 2017. This will be The Handlebards third visit to Malaysia - A Midsummer Night's Dream, followed by Much Ado About Nothing and now - Romeo & Juliet!
Tour/ Stage Manager (UK) - Tom Dixon
Lighting Coordinator - Yusman Mokhtar