Performance

VenueChichester Festival Theatre
TownChichester
CountyWest Sussex
From25th May 2018
Opened31st May 2018
To16th June 2018
When19:30. May 31 19:00. Sat Mats 14:30. Jun 6,14 Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Chichester Festival Theatre (V719)

The Chalk Garden

The Chalk GardenT0726933041
Nothing will grow for eccentric, high-born Mrs St Maugham in the dry earth of her once grand Sussex garden. Indoors, the situation is even worse. Her wild and damaged granddaughter, sixteen-year-old Laurel, sets fires and throws tantrums. When the enigmatic Miss Madrigal arrives to take up the post of Laurel's companion, the household is disconcerted by her evasive oddity. Where has she come from, and why does she refuse to speak about her past? Both singular comedy and haunting mystery, this startling insight into mother-daughter relationships is regarded as one of the twentieth century's most remarkable plays. The author of many books and dramas, Enid Bagnold is still best known for her 1935 novel, National Velvet.
Author Enid Bagnold


Archive :: production:T0726933041, play:S853343357, venue:V719

Production details

Special Performances


  • 15 Jun 18 Captioned
  • 15 Jun 18 Audio Described
  • 16 Jun 18 Audio Described

Company

Corporate Sponsor ITD Consultants (Chichester)
Producer Chichester Festival Theatre
Director Alan Strachan
Design Simon Higlett
Lighting Natasha Chivers
Music Catherine Jayes
Sound Emma Laxton
Director Charlotte Sutton (casting director)
Performer Penelope Keith (Mrs St Maugham)
Performer Amanda Root (Miss Madrigal)
Performer Oliver Ford Davies (The Judge)

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