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 the summer of 1926 and newly married playboy Gerald Popkiss arrives alone at Rookery Nook in Chumpton-on-Sea, Somerset, without his wife Clara who has been forced to stay in Bath with her ailing mother. In the dead of night, a beautiful young woman appears wearing nothing but her dew-soaked silk pyjamas, having fled her tyrannical German step-father and begs to stay at Rookery Nook. Touched by her innocence, Gerald promises to help the girl but where can he find her some clothes? And how can he keep her hidden from the meddling maid and his sister-in-law? First performed in 1926. Performers Cate Cammack (Rhoda), Laura Cox (Mrs Leverett), Katie Hayes (Gertrude), Katie Norris (Poppy), Rebecca Todd (Clara), Chris Hannon (Harold), Bryn Holding (Clive), Peter Rylands (Putz/Juddy/Mrs Possett), Matthew Vaughan (Gerald). AuthorBen Travers.Presented byTheatre by the Lake.DirectorIan Forrest.DesignAnna Pilcher-Dunn.CostumeAnna Pilcher-Dunn.