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 ....
At the outset of World War II cosmetic surgeon Archibald McIndoe - whose expertise in fashioning the noses of starlets brings him fame but not fulfilment - must abandon plans for retirement to pioneer the most challenging procedures in surgical history, including the complete reconstruction of the human face. His new group of patients: the savagely burned fighter pilots and aircrew who helped to thwart the German invasion of Britain. But McIndoe soon discovers that all his efforts in the operating theatre are futile unless he can also save the shattered man behind the face. ?For what good is a face without a man - a whole man?' This then becomes his mission - and his own salvation. Emotions run the gamut from poignant to hilarious while challenging our attitudes towards beauty and its relevance to success. AuthorSusan Watkins.ProducerYork Theatre Royal.ProducerVroom Productions.DirectorDamian Cruden.DesignJo Scotcher.LightingRichard G Jones.SoundJohn Leonard.Musical DirectorChristopher Madin.