UPDATED: Brexit party’s Anne Widdecombe was to appear at the Altrincham Garrick now the show has been cancelled

Anne Widdecombe who was a long time member of the Tory party and now a Brexit Party MEP  was to appear at The Altrincham Garrick Theatre.


Her appearance on June 12th at 7.30pm has got many residents and some in political circles a little upset, with some claiming after her recent comments that she is homophobic.

Widdecome aged 71 scored an own goal over last weekend saying that gay people can be cured by science, already one of her shows in the South West has been dropped because of her poorly chosen words.

The show was cancelled soon after our article was published.

A spokesperson for Altrincham Garrick said: “Due to recent unforeseeable events, Altrincham Garrick Theatre has cancelled “Strictly Ann Widdecombe” which was due to take place on 12th June 2019. Those patrons who have already purchased tickets can obtain a full refund from the theatre box office


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