UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.

Details

A Penny For a Song archiveOn a summer's day in 1804, in a Dorset garden, the Bellboys family awaits the Napoleonic invasion. An aristocratic family, whose eccentricity verges on lunacy, they make their own preparations for war. Hallam Matthews, an elegant and reactionary dilettante, has come to stay and into the family's midst walks Edward Sterne, a radical, whose mission is to stop the war. Their debate is galvanised into action when the prospect of a real invasion looms. As danger grows, so does farce, as characters descend down wells and ascend in hot air balloons. A delicate, mystical and visionary play, A Penny for a Song is a classic English comedy. Mixing the plot of Ben Jonson with the characters of Sheridan, the wit of Wilde and the warmth of Goldsmith, the play was first staged in 1951 directed by Peter Brook.
Performers Julian Glover, Brian Protheroe, James Lance, Charles Kay, Jody Watson.
Author John Whiting. Company Oxford Stage Company. Director Paul Miller. Design Tom Piper. Producer Dominic Dromgoole.

A Penny For a Song

A Penny For a Song (Play) production archive for QTIX code T2011112450. Details of all A Penny For a Song archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0137065051

Archive Listings

21 Sep 99
to
25 Sep 99
Arts Theatre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
14 Sep 99
to
18 Sep 99
Richmond Theatre
Outer London
Greater London
2 Sep 99
to
11 Sep 99
The Playhouse
Oxford
Oxfordshire

© Dynamic Listing Ltd, UK
1995-2021
PRIVACY and GDPR
Listings powered by Dynamic Listing Ltd
Multidomain certificate installed

Cookies in Use