KING CHARLES III

Monday 29th April 2019

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Saturday 4th May 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £8

A rich, deep and thoroughly engaging story of monarchy in crisis

The play opens as Charles and his family gather following the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Fascinating, insightful, provoking and funny, the play offers a host of vivid characters and reveals the fragilities, manipulations and scheming that lie behind the normally polished façade.

Author:   Mike Bartlett
Director: John Dawson 

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

Monday 3rd June 2019

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Saturday 8th June 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £8

Two strangers. One conversation.  The perfect murder!

America 1950’s – when two strangers meet on a train they realise they can ‘say anything’ to each other. The result is one proposes the perfect murder, much to the others amusement!
But when his wife is killed and he realises he has to fulfil his part of the bargain it becomes ‘deadly serious’!

Author:  Craig Warner (based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith)
Director: Gill Bowser 

YANK!

Monday 8th July 2019

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Saturday 13th July 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £12.50

UK amateur premier of this musical set in 1950’s America

In 1943, young Mid-Westerner ‘Stu’ is called up to serve in the forces and becomes a reporter for Yank Magazine, the journal ‘for and by the servicemen’. Following the men in Charlie Company, this acclaimed musical explores what it means to be a man and fall in love…..

Book & Lyrics by David Zellnik
Music by Joseph Zellnik
Director: Stephen Duckham

THE VICAR OF DIBLEY

Monday 2nd September 2019

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Saturday 7th September 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £8

THE VICAR OF DIBLEY

Sparkling adaptation of the well-known TV sitcom

Enthusiastic and energetic Geraldine Granger arrives in her new parish – but they’ve been expecting a man! Dibley – a rural parish, strangely frozen in time – is full of the well-loved characters. Cue fun and hilarity as Gerry gradually wins them over.

Author: Ian Gower & Paul Carpenter based on the TV series by Richard Curtis & Paul Mayhew-Archer

Director: David Draper

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN

Monday 7th October 2019

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Saturday 12th October 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £8

THE

RAILWAY CHILDREN

Imaginative adaptation of the children’s much-loved classic

The lives of an Edwardian family are radically changed after the father disappears and the family moves to a poorer life in North Yorkshire within sight of the railway. Capturing the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood, the play is both tender and funny.

Author: Adapted by Mike Kenny from the E. Nesbit novel

Director: Steve Smith

SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME

Monday 4th November 2019

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Saturday 9th November 2019

Each evening at 7.30pm 

 

Tickets from £8

SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME

Hope and despair in the hostage drama

With themes of terrorism, kidnapping, cultural bias and conflict this play focusing on the toll on three hostages caught in the middle. With national biases and prejudices intensified in their cramped cell, they cling on to sanity and hope through humour.

Author: Frank McGuinness

Director: Rod Wilkinson

THE FROG PRINCE

Thursday 19th December 2019

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Saturday 4th January 2020

Matinees at 3.00pm:

21,22,28,29 Dec & 4 Jan

  

Evenings at 7.30pm:

19,20,21,23,27,28,30 Dec & 2,3,4 Jan

 

 

Tickets from £10

THE FROG PRINCE

Panto fun for all the family!

Based on the Grimm fairy-tale, this is a delightful story brimming with traditional Pantomime favourites – a dotty Dame, a put-upon King, the good, the bad and the downright silly! It’s colourful, tuneful, full of slapstick and suitable for every member of the family!

Author: Stephen Duckham

Director: Sally Jolliffe

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