Jimmy Cricket’s play delights Blackburn Empire Theatre audience
Jimmy Cricket’s first play got a great reception from the audience on its debut performance – and was watched by a special guest.
No more Fiffing and Faffing was staged for the first time at the Blackburn Empire Theatre on Sunday evening.
Among the audience was Lady Anne Dodd, widow of famous comedian Sir Ken Dodd who died aged 90 in May this year.
Jimmy tweeted after the show: “A big thank you to my friends , neighbours and supporters for coming to my new play last night at the Blackburn Empire.. A special thanks to Lady Anne Dodd. To see you all there was heart warming.”
He also posted on social media: “My thanks to Jonathan Young and
@ColinMeredith52 for tonight’s performance of, “No More Fiffing and Faffing” and to the great reception we got from the audience @ThwaitesEmpire!”