On one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly ladies are trading stories of their remarkable lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are faced with the sudden realisation that in order to survive they are going to have to do what they have done for their entire lives - do it themselves! World Premiere. Silver Lining is the hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig. It tells the tale of five extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape... senior citizen style!Performers Rachel Davies (Maureen), Keziah Joseph (Hope), Maggie McCarthy (May), Joanna Monro (June), Sheila Reid (Gloria), Amanda Walker (St Michael).
Author Sandi Toksvig. Producer English Touring Theatre. Producer Rose Theatre Kingston. Director Rebecca Gatward. Design Michael Taylor. Sound Mic Pool. Lighting Mark Doubleday.