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2010 - Present

PP 912

Play 711

LT 772

19 - 24 January 2015
The Ladykillers
by Graham Linehan
Posing as amateur musicians, a gang of criminals rent rooms in an old lady's house to plan their next robbery.

Comedy.
Adapted from William Rose's screenplay of the 1955 Ealing comedy 'The Ladykillers'.

PP 913

Play 712

LT 773

16 - 21 February 2015
Playhouse Creatures
by April de Angelis
In late 1660's London, Nell Gwyn joins the ranks of the first women allowed to act on the English stage, but soon finds that theatre life is far from glamorous.

Comedy.

PP 914

Play 713

LT 774

23 - 28 March 2015
The Dumb Waiter
by Harold Pinter
In the delapidated basement of a former restaurant, t
wo hired hitmen wait for the arrival of their unknown victim, and are startled when the long-disused dumb waiter mysteriously starts to send orders for food.

Drama, 1-act.

PP 915

Play 714

LT 775

23 - 28 March 2015
Betrayal
by Harold Pinter
The seven-year affair between a man and the wife of his best friend comes to an end when the deception is finally brought into the open.

Drama, 1-act.

PP 916

Play 715

LT 776

27 April - 2 May 2015
Miranda
by Peter Blackmore
An eminent London surgeon returns home from a Cornish fishing trip with a mermaid, and struggles to keep her true nature a secret from his inquisitive wife.

Comedy

PP 917

Play 716

LT 777

8 - 13 June 2015
Blue Stockings
by Jessica Swale
In 1896, the first female students at Cambridge University campaign for their right to graduate on equal terms with their male counterparts.

Drama

PP 918

Play 717

LT 778

6 - 11 July 2015
Ladies Of Spirit
by Georgina Reid
When an unpopular headmistress of a school for young ladies announces a series of controversial changes, the ghosts of the school's two founders decide it's time to intervene.

Comedy

PP 919

Play 718

LT 779

7 - 12 September 2015
Get Up And Tie Your Fingers
by Ann Coburn
In the Scottish fishing village of Eyemouth, 1881, three herring girls spend their days gutting and grading the latest catch, but disaster is about to strike at the heart of their livelihood.

Drama

PP 920

Play 719

LT 780

5 - 10 October 2015
Heatstroke
by Eric Chappell
Looking forward to a relaxing holiday at a Spanish villa, a couple are alarmed to find their accommodation has been double booked to a washed-up actor and his girlfriend. Then they discover their holdall is mysteriously full of money, and soon come face to face with its real owner.

Comedy

PP 921

Play 720

LT 781

9 - 14 November 2015
Death Of A Salesman
by Arthur Miller
A failing salesman seeks to find out, by a tragic series of soul-searching revelations of the life he has lived with his wife, his sons, and his business associates, just where and how he has failed to win success and happiness.

Drama

PP 922

Play 721

LT 782

7 - 12 December 2015
The Hound Of The Baskervilles
Steven Canny & John Nicholson
A London-based 'consulting detective' travels to Dartmoor with his faithful assistant to investigate the threat posed to an heir by a mysterious spectral canine.
Comedy-Thriller.
Adapted from the novella "Hound Of The Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

 
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