Dick Whittington

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Written by Helen Bowie. 7-17 December 2017, Tuesday to Saturday evenings 7.15pm, Saturday and Sunday Matinées 2.15pm – £8/£6.50. Join Dick Whittington as he travels to London to make his fortune with the help of his preening puss. Along the way he meets the beautiful Alice and it seems like his luck is about to […]

Rabbit Hole

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Written by David Lindsey-Abair. 19-24 February 2018, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50. Becca and Howie have a picture-perfect family life in the suburbs of New York until a random, tragic accident takes the life of their four-year old son. Soon after, Becca’s younger, irresponsible sister, Izzy, announces that she is pregnant: there will now be a new […]

Jeeves and Wooster in ‘Perfect Nonsense’

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Written by The Goodale Brothers, from the works of PG Wodehouse. 19-24 March 2018, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50. When a country house weekend takes a turn for the worse, Bertie Wooster is unwittingly called on to play matchmaker – reconciling the affections of his host’s drippy daughter Madeline Bassett with his newt-fancying acquaintance Gussie Fink-Nottle. If […]

Move Over Mrs. Markham

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Written by Ray Cooney and John Chapman. 21-26 May 2018, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50. Mrs Markham thinks she’s doing her friend Linda a favour, by allowing her to use the Markhams’ empty flat one night for a fling with her lover. But Mr. Markham has secretly promised the flat to Linda’s husband, Henry, for his own […]

The Wind In The Willows

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Written by Kenneth Grahame, adapted by Mike Kenney. 25-30 June 2018, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50. Tired of spring-cleaning, Mole leaves Mole End and ventures out to the riverbank, where he befriends the resourceful Ratty, the gruff Badger and the infamous Toad of Toad Hall (Poop-poop!). Together they explore the Wide World, and the Wild Wood, and […]

Aladdin

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Written by Helen Bowie 8-18 December – £8/£6.50 Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri and Sat 7.15pm Sat/Sun matinées are 2.15pm (no performances Mondays or Sunday Eve) This year, travel by magic carpet to Old Peking Town to follow the fortunes of Aladdin, Widow Twanky and Wishee Washee as they make friends with the Genie of the […]

The Judas Kiss

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Written by David Hare 6-11 February, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50 London, 1895. Celebrated playwright Oscar Wilde is facing arrest for gross indecency. Urged on by his lover Bosie, who insists he can win the case, he spurns the chance to flee to the continent. Two years later, released from prison, Wilde is a broken man, living […]

The Odd Couple

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Written by Neil Simon 20-25 March, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50 Two divorced New Yorkers – a slob and a fussbudget – try to live together “without driving each other crazy” in this classic based on Neil Simon’s hit play and movie. Book now

The Pitmen Painters

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Written by Lee Hall 15-20 May, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50 In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hire a professor from Newcastle University to teach an Art Appreciation evening class. Unable to understand each other, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to […]

Oliver Twist

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Written by Charles Dickens 19-24 June, 7.30pm – £8/£6.50 Sat matinée 2.30pm – £8/£6.50 Written for the Bristol Old Vic, Jeremy Brock’s stage version of Oliver twist is splendidly theatrical that combines the richness of Dickens’s classic tale with the sinister antics of Fagin and will delight children and adults alike. Book now