An unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder one weekend at The Hollow, home of Sir Henry and Lucy Angkatell, arguably Christie’s finest comic grande dame. Dr. Cristow, the Harley Street lothario, is at the centre of the trouble when, assembled in one place, we find his dull but devoted wife Gerda, his mistress […]
Vincent is a professional suicide merchant. He has been summoned by Walter Bryce and mistakenly assumes that his potion is for Walter’s consumption. Eventually it becomes clear that Walter’s wife Celia is the client or is she? Why are her suicide letters typed and unsigned? Several attempts to do away with various characters result in […]
John Smith may seem like an ordinary taxi driver, but he has been keeping a big secret. He has a loving wife named Mary in a flat in Wimbledon, and he has ANOTHER loving wife named Barbara who lives in a different flat only four minutes away in Streatham. When he heroically attempts to save […]
A pyschological Drama about a daughter visiting her mother for the first time since her imprisonment for murdering her husband.
It’s a very important night for Henry Saunders — General Manager of the Grand Opera Company, Tito Mirelli, the world-famous Italian tenor, is set to perform the starring role in Otello. Henry Saunders is beyond stressed about everything turning out right, and insists that his assistant, Max — a nervous, young fellow and secret tenor […]
Relatively Speaking is one of Alan Ayckbourn’s finest comedies. A series of mistaken identities and misunderstandings lead to an evening of pure enjoyment for the audience. Ginny goes to the house of her older lover, Phillip, in order to end the relationship and retrieve some compromising letters. Matters are complicated when her boyfriend, Greg, turns […]
A Comedy by David MacGillvray and Walter Zerlin Jnr. Flushed by their successes, the stalwart veterans of the Dramatic Society are poised to conquer yet another dramatic idiom: their current production sails the luxury ocean liner SS Farndale Avenue into the world of thirties musical comedy. The ladies prove that the age of elegance, glamour and […]
A Comedy Drama. Directed by Richard Wilkinson. Emily Baines & May Brewer share a room in a retirement home. Emily’s roommate, Bella died not long ago. Was she murdered? Bella’s sapphire ring disappears and turns up again. Emily cannot remember enough about her past to stop the finger of suspicion pointing at her.
July 26th – 30th 2016. Nobody’s Perfect by Simon Williams. A Romantic Comedy. Directed by Phil Smith. Love Is All Round’ is a feminist publishing house where Harriet Copeland is running a competition to find new romantic fiction; their motto is ‘For Women By Women’. To avoid this gender bias, Leonard Loftus is forced to […]
June 14th – 18th 2016. Chris Dixon and Roxy Williams present John Godber’s Bouncers & Jane Thornton’s Shakers.