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 19th century romantic comedy. The Adoring Sir Abel Buckethorne has, since their birth, groomed his nephew and niece for marriage. They marry each other as per his wishes only to find that they aren't sure that's what they want. Following the marriage ceremony they are confronted by Lord Minever who has desires upon the new bride. His plan to annul the marriage creates havoc. Meanwhile Sir Abel's close friend Tony Nettletop comes face to face with the love of his life Lady Aurora Fullalove who twelve years previously married another leaving him distraught. Add to this Faith, the lady's maid, who has discovered her previous love, Mopus in the service of Tony Nettletop and there are plenty of revelations when they all meet in the maze. Sponsored by Scottish Courage Performers Eileen Batty (Lady Aurora Fullalove), Robert Benfield (Tony Nettletop), Cate Debenham Taylor (Mrs Buckethorne), Nick Caldecott (Lord Minever), Claire Carrie (Faith), Sam Dastor (Sir Abel Buckethorne), Paul Harvard (Mopus), Martin Hutson (Colonel Buckethorne). AuthorDion Boucicault.ProducerThe Watermill.DirectorTimothy Sheader.DesignPhilip Whitcomb.LightingOliver Febwick.