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 ....
It's after midnight and Garry, Frederick, Belinda and Brooke, hapless actors rehearsing the trouser-dropping farce, Nothing On, are confused. Should Dotty be holding the newspaper or the sardines? Should there even be sardines? What's gone wrong with all the door handles? And where the hell is Selsdon Mowbray? A month later the troupe hits Goole, and tempers are fraying, hearts are breaking and the riotous fun on-stage is paralleled only by volcanic excitements off-stage. But will the crises turn the comedy into a catastrophe? Can the show go on? Everything desperate director Lloyd Dallas does to make things better, just makes things a little worse. Noises Off website. Performers Rob Edwards (Lloyd Dallas), Jessica Baghlow (Poppy Norton-Taylor), Colin Connor (Frederick Fellowes), James Dutton (Garry LeJeune), Charlotte Cornwell (Dotty Otley), Barbara Drennan (Belinda Blair), Paula Jennings (Brooke Ashton), James Quinn (Timothy Allgood), Kenneth Alan Taylor (Selsdon Mowbray). AuthorMichael Frayn.Presented byOctagon Theatre Bolton.DirectorDavid Thacker.DesignRuari Murchison.