Who are The Martini Encounter?
[su_spoiler title=”Binkie” open=”yes” style=”default” icon=”plus” anchor=”” class=””]Binkie trained at the Mavis Rimmer Academy of Dance in Sidcup (Kent). He is a seasoned musical theatre artiste and has had a bash at many large male parts. Career highlights include Fiddler on the Roof (featuring The Krankies), playing the love interest to Su Pollard in the musical review Dorothy’s Friends and Brigadoon featuring The Dagenham Girl Pipers and Meg from Crossroads. Whilst enjoying a 12 year stretch at Belmarsh for a misunderstanding involving Wayne Sleep, Binkie created a sensation with his production Shower Block Follies and a stir with its sequl
Oops, I Dropped the Soap Again. He would love to say that he’s thrilled to be working once again with Maud. However…Binkie lives with his mother.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”Maud” open=”yes” style=”default” icon=”plus” anchor=”” class=””]Maud is the original triple threat. Her entrée into showbusiness coincided with her marriage to the famously successful theatre director XXXXXX XXXX*. She has enjoyed a long and varied career, highlights including appearing in Big Pants with the Roly Polys and climaxing whilst giving Hedda (Gabler) in Crawley opposite Christopher Biggins. Following what has been described by some as a breakdown of both her marriage and her career, resulting in a restraining order and a ‘season’ at Her Majesty’s (pleasure), Maud is delighted to seize this golden opportunity to once again tread the boards, sharing her many theatrical gifts with the nation. *Name protected for legal reasons due to on-going litigation. [/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”Colin” open=”yes” style=”default” icon=”plus” anchor=”” class=””]Colin has had no formal training. His foray into show business almost didn’t happen following a stalled career as a potential child star in an extraordinary musical version of the much loved film “The Omen” in which Colin, narrowlymissing out on the lead role of Damien to a young Aled Jones. Broken by the experience, years of therapy followed before he re-invented himself as The Amazing Colin, the magician, enjoying modest success mostly on the Pontinental Holiday Camp circuit until an unfortunate incident involving a saw and his glamorous assistant, Tiffany brought an end to his light entertainment ambitions. Colin will be forever indebted to Maud for saving him from himself.[/su_spoiler]