2014 - Progressive Players Gateshead - All The Plays

Progressive Players Gateshead All the Plays
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2010 - 2019

PP 902

Play 705

LT 762

20 - 25 January 2014
Kiss Of Death
Simon Williams
In an attempt to catch a killer responsible for a series of grizzly murders, a special undercover police unit hires a young actress to lure him into a trap.

PP 903

LT 763

24 February - 1 March 2014 (Including one Saturday matinee)
The Fifteen Streets
Rob Bettinson
In 1910 Tyneside, a docker from a family of ill-repute falls in love with a respectable school mistress, but the pair are met with prejudice from all sides.
(Previously produced in 1999)
Adapted from the novel "The Fifteen Streets" by Catherine Cookson.

PP 904

Play 706

LT 764

24 - 29 March 2014
Haunting Julia
Alan Ayckbourn
A grieving father visits the flat where his daughter, a talented musician, committed suicide twelve years earlier. Accompanied by his daughter’s boyfriend and a psychic, he sets out to learn the truth about her death.

PP 905

Play 707

LT 765

28 April - 3 May 2014
Peter Shaffer
Antonio Salieri, renowned composer to the 18th Century Austrian court, is driven by jealousy to plot the downfall of his rival, a promising virtuoso named Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

PP 906

Play 708

LT 766

9 - 14 June 2014
Enchanted April
Matthew Barber
In the 1920's, four dissimilar British women rent a secluded chateau on an Italian island, each one trying to come to terms with their lives and relationships.
Adapted from the novel 'Enchanted April' by Elizabeth von Arnim.

PP 907

LT 767

7 - 12 July 2014
An Ideal Husband
Oscar Wilde
The parliamentary ambitions of an up-and-coming Foreign Office under-secretary are threatened when he is blackmailed over his ill-gotten gains.
(Previously produced in 1958)

PP 908

Play 709

LT 768

8 - 13 September 2014
Ronald Harwood
At a retirement home for former musicians, the preparations for an annual concert are disrupted by a new arrival, who turns out to be the ex-wife of one of the residents.

PP 909

LT 769

6 - 11 October 2014
Cat's Cradle
Leslie Sands
With new evidence, a police inspector reopens a village kidnap case he failed to solve years earlier, but his enquiries are greeted with conspiracy and silence at every turn.

(Previously produced in 1995)

PP 910

LT 770

10 - 15 November 2014
Hay Fever
Noel Coward
In 1925, each member of an ultra-bohemian family invites a guest for the weekend, causing fury and discomfort all round.

(Previously produced in 1984)

PP 911

Play 710

LT 771

8 - 13 December 2014
Roger McGough
In mid-17th century Paris, a scheming hypocrite manages to gain control of his wealthy friend's family and finances.

Translated and adapted from the play "Tartuffe" by Moliere. A different adaptation, by Miles Malleson, was presented in 1969.

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