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 ....
Classic comedy of bad manners about a flamboyant family. The characters of Judith and David Bliss were based on real life friends of the playwright, American actress Laurette Taylor and her husband Hartley Manners. The eccentric couple were renowned for their table manners, surprised guests would often endure shrill arguments - waged entirely among the family - which often ended with them storming out of the room, leaving their bewildered guests to make what they could of the rest of the evening. Performers Judi Dench (Dame - Judith Bliss), Peter Bowles (David Bliss), Belinda Lang (Myra Arundel), Kim Medcalf (Sorel Bliss), Charles Edwards, Dan Stevens. AuthorNoel Coward.ProducerBiIl Kenwright.ProducerThelma Holt.DirectorPeter Hall (Sir).DesignSimon Higlett.SoundGregory Clarke.LightingPaul Pyant.