VenueThe Mill
Date From3rd May 2012
Date To23rd June 2012
WhenBar from 18:00. Dinner 18:30. Perf. 20:15. Mats Bar from 12:00. Lunch 12:30 Perf 14:15.Extra Sun Mats May12 13,20,27, Jun12 17. Thu Mat Jun12 21
PricesFrom £37.50. To £48.00. Ticket price includes meal, coffee, show, car park, one programme between two.
What's OnV739

A Piece of Cake

Thirty something Penelope Hart feels something needs to change. She is stuck in a dull city job, lives in a studio flat, and has a boyfriend who cheats on her. So when Penelope is suddenly made redundant she seizes the chance to follow her life-long dream - opening a cake shop. Armed with her mother s amazing cake recipes, Penelope buys a run-down commercial property. But, as she soon discovers, running a business is anything but a piece of cake. The plumbing doesn t work properly, there are mice in the walls, and what s more, Penelope hasn t baked for a while! Help is at hand however in the form of Lizzie, a not too bright but good natured assistant, and Peter, an embittered but handsome handyman and divorcee. After a shaky start Penelope s business soon starts to flourish, and surprisingly so do her feelings for Peter. But then to put the icing on the cake, Penelope s sleazy ex-boyfriend arrives to tempt her back to the city and back in to his arms.
Author Lucy Bennett

Archive :: production:T9784113, play:S0117627408, venue:V739

Production details


Producer The Mill Sonning
Director Sally Hughes

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