CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
A quartet of thespian friends gather to read aloud a new play by one of their number, only to learn it is actually a scathing expose of their own sins and frailties. As, one by one, they find their lies and transgressions laid bare, their relationships disintegrate with murderous consequences. Or do they? Taking the 'play within a play' device to its nth degree, this darkly comic thriller turns around a series of coups de theatre, taking us from a seemingly innocuous domestic play reading through to a brutal climax. With each revelation the characters become darker, their secret nastier and the build up to their next denouement bloodier and more entertaining. Performers Pippa Duffy (Kelly), Leda Hodgson (Sue), Bryan Pilkington (Dean), Dudley Rogers (Alan). AuthorRoger Leach.AuthorColin Wakefield.ProducerDouble Honours Productions (in association with Theatre Maketa).DirectorColin Wakefield.DesignColin Mayes.CostumeColin Mayes.LightingNick Kidd.SoundNick Kidd.