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Current Season - 2016/17

 
Wife after Death by Eric Chappell
Directed by Sophie Gilbert
27th, 28th and 29th October 2016

When Dave Thursby, a hugely successful television comedian unexpectedly “pops his clogs”, his family and close friends are left bereft. There’s now a huge, aching void in their lives, and worse still, some of them might be out of a job.

As his family and friends gather to give Dave a fitting send-off, it turns out they know less about him than they had imagined. Choking back the tears and protesting their love for Dave, the mourners set about exploiting his comic legend for all it’s worth.  A hilarious black comedy.
 
The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington
Directed by Karen Rogers
12th, 13th and 14th January 2017

A divorcee with a young child to care for, Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there’s more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life. Then she meets the wealthy, womanising David, a racing driver with whom she becomes obsessed. Fame comes, but not in the way she imagines.

A compelling drama about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain.
 
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Jean Cooper
30th, 31st March and 1st April 2017

Having lost both her home and her job, fading Blanche Du Bois moves to New Orleans to seek solace and live with her younger sister Stella and her brutish brother in law Stanley. As Blanche desperately clings to a fantasy world, Stanley strips her of her illusions and her fragile reality crumbles around her.

Temperaments clash, fireworks fly and secrets are revealed in this passionate drama
 

Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott
Directed by Howard Platt
15th, 16th and 17th June 2017

Tony Wendice has married his wife, Sheila, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder until it falters in the most unexpected way.

An intense and darkly gripping thriller.