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Playhouse Creatures archiveThe sorry lives of women who become actresses after the 1669 Royal decree allowing them to perform on stage. A rollicking bawdy story, full of rude hilarity, earthy comedy and heartbreak, proving that there is 'No Business Like Show Business'. The play was expanded for the 1997 Peter Hall Company production. Contains strong language

Author April de Angelis.

Archive listings for Playhouse Creatures

Work type: Play.


Presented byEveryman Theatre.
22 Oct 19 to 26 Oct 19Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff :: V827
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Producer New Vic. Director Zoe Waterman. Performer Rebecca Brewer (Mrs Farley). Performer Hannah Edwards (Nell). Performer Danielle Henry (Mrs Marshall). Performer George Howard (Otway). Performer Anna Kirke (Doll). Performer Polly Lister (Mrs Betterton).
2 Feb 18 to 24 Feb 18New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme :: V119
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23 Oct 17 to 28 Oct 17Little Theatre, Leicester :: V433
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Drama Student Production
3 Nov 15 to 7 Nov 15Burton Taylor Theatre, Oxford :: V799
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Producer Emily Sillett.
26 Nov 14 to 29 Nov 14General, York :: V01314402172
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Company Bryteye Productions.
19 Aug 14 to 23 Aug 14General, General :: V1269
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Director Chris Hudson. Company BAWDS.
15 Jul 14 to 19 Jul 14ADC Theatre, Cambridge :: V18
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Estimated running time: 1hr 15mins (no interval)Corporate Sponsor Hentys Corporate. Producer Chichester Festival Theatre. Director Michael Oakley. Design Andrew D Edwards. Lighting Richard Howell. Sound Tom Meehan. Performer Charlotte Happy Beaumont (Nell Gwyn). Performer Kirsty Besterman (Rebecca Marshall). Performer Alexandra Gilbreath (Mrs Betterton). Performer Fiona Hampton (Elizabeth Farley). Performer Susan Tracy (Doll Common).
19 Jul 12 to 11 Aug 12Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester :: V719
listing details L505457229


Company Blue Aces Theatre (in association with Helmsley Arts Centre).
4 May 12The Milton Rooms, Malton :: V0545599738
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Company Black Ram Theatre Company.
1 Dec 10Mumford Theatre, Cambridge :: V22
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Producer RWCMD. Director Iqbal Khan.
30 Mar 10 to 3 Apr 10Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff :: V827
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Company Bright Young Productions.
2 Dec 08 to 6 Dec 08OFS Studio (previously known as Old Fire Station Theatre), Oxford :: V800
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Company Guildburys.
14 Nov 07 to 17 Nov 07Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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Recommended for ages 11+Company Dundee Rep Ensemble.
27 Oct 07 to 10 Nov 07Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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Company Tower Theatre Company. Director Zizi Sulkin.
9 Oct 07 to 13 Oct 07Theatro Technis, Inner London :: V248
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Company Harrogate Dramatic Society.
18 Sep 07 to 22 Sep 07Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
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Running Time: Approx. 2 hours including a fifteen minute interval.Producer Tenth Planet Productions. Producer Ovation. Director Alexander Holt. Director Alastair Evans (assistant). Design Michael Ozouf. Lighting Nick Holdridge. Costume Stewart Charlesworth. Performer Susie Harriet (Mrs Farley). Performer Becca Horn (Nell Gwyn). Performer Susan Kyd (Mrs Betterton). Performer Gay Lambert (Doll. Common). Performer Kathryn Sumner (Mrs Marshall).
16 Aug 06 to 10 Sep 06Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Inner London :: V1170
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Producer Milagro Productions.
4 Jul 06 to 22 Jul 06Landor Theatre, Inner London :: V254
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Producer Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Director Philip Weaver. Design William Roberts. Lighting Matt Weitch. Performer Fiona Belchamber. Performer Emma-Jean Jeffries. Performer Helen Jenkinson. Performer Esther McAuley. Performer Sarah Olaleye.
8 Jun 06 to 17 Jun 06Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
listing details L1521140646


Producer Theatre by the Lake Productions. Director Stefan Escreet. Design Steph Warden. Performer Pamela Buchner. Performer Janet Jefferies. Performer Elizabeth Marsh. Performer Vivienne Rowdon. Performer Anna Stranak.
27 May 05 to 4 Nov 05The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick :: V7
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Producer People's Theatre.
17 May 05 to 21 May 05People's Theatre Arts Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne :: V569
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Producer Generator. Director Mary King. Design Commedia. Lighting Ian Roberts.
13 Jan 05 to 15 Jan 05The Dream Factory, Warwick :: V0782024658
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Contains nudityCompany Milagro.
6 Oct 04 to 9 Oct 04The Rondo, Bath :: V855
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Company Richmond Shakespeare Society. Director Muriel Keech.
30 Sep 04 to 2 Oct 04Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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Company Tightrope Theatre Company.
26 Jul 04 to 1 Aug 04Merton Abbey Mills, Outer London :: V369
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Company Drama Centre. Director Lawrence Evans. Design Agnes Treplin. Lighting Adam Carree.
21 Jun 04 to 24 Jun 04Cochrane Theatre, Inner London :: V181
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Company Companyone.
9 Jun 04Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn :: V57
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This production contains strong language.Producer West Yorkshire Playhouse. Director John Tiffany. Design Neil Warmington. Lighting Natasha Chivers. Music Nick Powell. Performer Joanne Froggatt. Performer Abby Ford. Performer Sandra Voe. Performer Frances Grey. Performer Pauline Lockhart. Performer Susan Wooldridge.
4 Apr 03 to 10 May 03Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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Director Chris Honer.
7 May 03The Capitol Theatre, Manchester :: V1006
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Company Questors. Director Peter Kennedy.
16 Jun 02 to 30 Jun 02Questor's Theatre, Outer London :: V326
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Company Company of Ten.
17 May 02 to 25 May 02Abbey Theatre, St Albans :: V50
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Company Birmingham School of Speech and Drama. Director Natalie Wilson.
31 Oct 01 to 3 Nov 01Crescent Theatre, Birmingham :: V144
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Company The Actors Workshop.
4 Jun 01 to 5 Jun 01The Rondo, Bath :: V855
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Please note: This play contains adult language.Company Stafford Players.
13 Apr 99 to 17 Apr 99Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford :: V120
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Company Peter Hall Company. Performer Sheila Gish. Performer Saskia Reeves. Performer Liz Smith. Director Lynne Parker.
14 Sep 97 to 6 Oct 97Old Vic Theatre, West End :: V402
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Other listings

15 Feb 20 to 22 Feb 20Oast Theatre, Tonbridge :: V697
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12 Nov 15 to 14 Nov 15The Maltings Theatre (formely Maltings Arts Centre), St Albans :: V52
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5 Oct 15 to 10 Oct 15West Walls Theatre, Carlisle :: V4
listing details L01683219942
27 Jan 11Rich Mix, Outer London :: V0478944234
listing details L0329658011
18 Apr 01 to 21 Apr 01The Lace Market, Nottingham :: V463
listing details L851408853
12 Feb 00 to 19 Feb 00Rugby Theatre, Rugby :: V133
listing details L1676383450
21 Oct 98 to 31 Oct 98Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (WCMD)/Raymond Edwards Building/Anthony Hopkins Centre, Cardiff :: V01146970443
listing details L01589566161

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