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
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
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
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 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
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
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