1979 - Progressive Players Gateshead - All The Plays

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1970 - 1979

PP 524

Play 454

LT 386

15 - 20 January 1979
Table Manners
Alan Ayckbourn
Relationships between six people over the course of a weekend are explored from a viewpoint in the dining room.
Comedy.
Part one of the "Norman Conquests" trilogy.

PP 525

Play 455

LT 387

19 - 24 February 1979
After Magritte
Tom Stoppard
A police inspector questions a family about their memories of a man seen standing near the Tate Gallery, where a Magritte art exhibition is being held.
Comedy, 1-Act.

PP 526

Play 456

LT 388

19 - 24 February 1979
The Real Inspector Hound
Tom Stoppard
Two theatre critics are surrealistically bound up in the action of a murder mystery play they are watching.
Comedy, 1-Act.

PP 527

Play 457

LT 389

26 - 31 March 1979
The Lion In Winter
James Goldman
Christmas, 1183; the aging King Henry II plans a family reunion to name his successor, but the candidates stop at nothing to stake their claim.
Comedy.

PP 528

Play 458

LT 390

30 April - 5 May 1979
Loot
Joe Orton
Two young thieves rob a bank and hide the money in a coffin, then must frantically keep one step ahead of the investigating police officer.
Comedy.

PP 529

Play 459

LT 391

4 - 9 June 1979
Living Together
Alan Ayckbourn
Relationships between six people over the course of a weekend are explored from a viewpoint in the living room.
Comedy.
Part two of the "Norman Conquests" trilogy.

PP 530

Play 460

LT 392

9 - 14 July 1979
The Circle
William Somerset Maugham
In 1919, an MP refuses to forgive his mother for running off with his father's best friend thirty years before.
Comedy.

PP 531

Play 461

LT 393

3 - 8 September 1979
Signpost To Murder
Monte Doyle
An asylum inmate escapes: if he can hide at a nearby woman's home for two weeks, he can have a new trial. Or so his doctor says.
Thriller.

PP 532

Play 462

LT 394

8 - 13 October 1979
Round And Round The Garden
Alan Ayckbourn
Relationships between six people over the course of a weekend are explored from a viewpoint in the garden.
Comedy.
Part three of the "Norman Conquests" trilogy.

PP 533

Play 463

LT 395

5 - 10 November 1979
Spring And Port Wine
Bill Naughton
In 1960's Bolton, a man rules his family with a rod of iron, but a small act of rebellion turns into a battle of wills.
Comedy.

PP 534

Play 464

LT 396

10 - 15 December 1979
Ten Little Niggers
Agatha Christie
Invited to a holiday at a remote island home, ten strangers find they are being murdered one by one, meaning the killer must be found before it is too late.
Thriller.

 
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