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 ....
On a wet windy Port Elizabeth afternoon, Hal is trying to do his homework in his mother's deserted cafe. The family's two black workers Sam and Willy scrub the floors, practice the quickstep and share their daydreams about better times. Athol Fugard is South Africa's greatest living dramatist. Drawn from an incident in his own childhood, Master Harold..And the Boys is a uniquely personal account of the life of a young man's growing up, set in the turbulent South Africa of the 1950s. Exploring power and dependence with heart-rending humour, this play is a lyrical and perfect gem. Performers Okon Jones, Chad Shepherd, Simon Quarterman. AuthorAthol Fugard.ProducerSalisbury Playhouse.DirectorCaroline Leslie.DesignEmily Couper.LightingPeter Hunter.