VenueUpstairs at the Gatehouse
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From16th August 2006
To10th September 2006
WhenTue-Sat 20:00. Sun Mat 16:00
PricesFrom £10.00. To £15.00.
What is currently on at Upstairs at the Gatehouse (V1170)
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Playhouse Creatures

The sorry lives of women who become actresses after the 1669 Royal decree allowing them to perform on stage. A rollicking bawdy story, full of rude hilarity, earthy comedy and heartbreak, proving that there is 'No Business Like Show Business'. The play was expanded for the 1997 Peter Hall Company production. Contains strong language
Author April de Angelis

Archive :: production:T1950112665, play:S4607, venue:V1170

Production details

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours including a fifteen minute interval.


Producer Tenth Planet Productions
Producer Ovation
Director Alexander Holt
Director Alastair Evans (assistant)
Design Michael Ozouf
Lighting Nick Holdridge
Costume Stewart Charlesworth
Performer Susie Harriet (Mrs Farley)
Performer Becca Horn (Nell Gwyn)
Performer Susan Kyd (Mrs Betterton)
Performer Gay Lambert (Doll. Common)
Performer Kathryn Sumner (Mrs Marshall)

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