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 ....
Val wants more. Becky wants to be a hairdresser. Angela wants to escape. Shirley can't be doing with all the fuss everyone is making. In a world where roles are fixed and choices are few, Fen follows the interweaving lives of different generations of women, and questions our sense of entitlement as to what life should give us. Exploring the relationship between aspiration and expectation, Fen looks at our connection with the work, the people, and the landscapes that hold us together. A community of working women. Grafting, striving, finding their way. Sponsored by Channel 4. Springboard celebrates its third year by presenting two productions, which are indeed a springboard, not only for the young drama school graduates as performers but also for the young director and new writer. Comparing and contrasting the urban and rural existences these two plays are being performed in repertoire. AuthorCaryl Churchill.ProducerSalisbury Playhouse.DirectorDouglas Rintoul.DesignGemma Fripp.LightingPeter Hunter.