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THEATRE PROGRAMME

Doors Open 45 minutes before performance

Evenings - £12 Matinees - £10
Members - £10 under 18s - £5

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Friday 7 April 7.30pm
Tea with Oscar Wilde

You are cordially invited to the 1880’s wittiest “Chit-Chat” show where a gay time is guaranteed! You’ll be ‘Wilde’ about who he has on his chaise . . . . . . . . .

The popular modern chat show re-imagined for the Victorian age, hosted by the acclaimed wit of the era, Oscar Wilde. Following the familiar format, guests include a selection of some of the ‘celebrities’ of the day. Packed with gossip, song and humour - and a few surprises - this light-hearted performance invites the audience  to experience the 1890’s wittiest “chit-chat” show. Plenty of audience interaction... and maybe cucumber sandwiches & Pimms! 

“This is much more than a show; it is really a theatre experience, being both immersive and interactive...”

Don't Go Into The Cellar
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Friday 28 April 7.30pm
Talking Heads

The Library Theatre Touring Company are based in Leeds, from where they take drama to country locations across the north of England. Their Deborah Kelly will perform Alan Bennett’s ‘A Lady of Letters’ in which one of her missives pushes her to the brink, with unexpected, but liberating consequences and ‘Bed Among the Lentils’ in which a vicar’s wife distracts herself from her vainly insensitive husband and his doting parishioners with an affair.

Library Theatre Touring Company
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Friday/Saturday 12 /13 May at 7.30pm
Our Country’s Good

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s account of a group of Royal Marines and convicts rehearsing a production of George Farquhar’s “The Recruiting Officer” in a New South Wales penal colony in 1789, is a tale of redemption and success against appalling odds. Inspired by the Thomas Keneally’s novel “The Playmaker” and based on true events. The play was written with the idea of ‘doubling’ in mind, needing only ten actors for twenty-two roles and promises to be an unmissable experience.

 

Warton Drama Group

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