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The Ballroom of Romance archiveA haunting tale of life, love and community set in Ireland. Bridie lives with her elderly father on their isolated farm. It's a hard life, and Bridie knows she needs a husband. A solid working man who can pull his weight on the farm. So on Saturday night, she shakes out her dreams and her dancing frock and sets off for Mr Dwyer's Ballroom of Romance. Because one day he might be there. Waltzing under the glitterball, the handsome man who'll lead her up the aisle tot he glamorous sound of the Romantic Jazz Band. But time's getting on, and as Bridie well knows, beggars can't be choosers. So nearly a love story, The Ballroom of Romance is a tender celebration of ordinary life. Adaptation reset in Northumberland.
Performers Jane Arnfield, Mark Calvert, Leonie Dodd, Catherine Eccles, Alex Elliott, Joanna Holden, Rebecca Hollingsworth, Jim Kitson, Stephen Lamb, Amanda Lawrence, Mark Lloyd, John McMahon, Tony Neilson, Peter Peverley, Bill Pickard, John Raine, Karl Thompson.
Author William Trevor. Company Northern Stage Ensemble. Adapted by Stuart Paterson. Director Alan Lyddiard. Design Neil Murray. Lighting Tina MacHugh. Sound Martin Hodgson. Director Jim Kitson (music).

The Ballroom of Romance

The Ballroom of Romance (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0461442052. Details of all The Ballroom of Romance archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1898939335

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14 Sep 00
14 Oct 00
Northern Stage
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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