**SOLD OUT** Dirty Dancing – Fringe screening at Bears and Tales

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**SOLD OUT** Dirty Dancing – Fringe screening at Bears and Tales

Dirty Dancing

Two screenings of Cocktail at Bears and Tales (formerly Lost and Found) sold out within minutes for our first ever Fringe screening series, and so we were really pleased when the team at our favourite cocktail bar said they’d want to do more in 2016.

What film to choose though? With so many ideas it suddenly dawned on Bears and Tales that a nice follow on could be Dirty Dancing, and we couldn’t agree more.

Will there be dancing on the tables? Probably. Will there be quotes from the film shouted out? Most likely. Will there be delicious cocktails? Absolutely.

The ticket price includes a Dirty Dancing inspired cocktail.

If you’ve not seen the film before, because you’ve been stuck in the corner, or need a refresh, then…

In 1963, Frances “Baby” Houseman, a sweet daddy’s girl, goes with her family to a resort in upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains. Baby has grown up in privileged surroundings and all expect her to go on to college, join the Peace Corps and save the world before marrying a doctor, just like her father. Unexpectedly, Baby becomes infatuated with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle, a man whose background is vastly different from her own. Baby lies to her father to get money to pay for an illegal abortion for Johnny’s dance partner. She then fills in as Johnny’s dance partner and it is as he is teaching her the dance routine that they fall in love. It all comes apart when Johnny’s friend falls seriously ill after her abortion and Baby gets her father, who saves the girl’s life. He then learns what Baby has been up to, who with and worse – that he funded the illegal abortion. He bans his daughter from any further association with “those people”. In the first deliberately willful …  Written by Amanda W, amended by Linda C.

September 14 2016


Date: September 14, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: £12
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