Silver Lining archiveOn one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly ladies are trading stories of their remarkable lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are faced with the sudden realisation that in order to survive they are going to have to do what they have done for their entire lives - do it themselves!


Author: Sandi Toksvig
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Archive listings for Silver Lining

Work type: Play.


World Premiere. Silver Lining is the hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig. It tells the tale of five extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape... senior citizen style!Producer English Touring Theatre. Producer Rose Theatre Kingston. Director Rebecca Gatward. Design Michael Taylor. Sound Mic Pool. Lighting Mark Doubleday. Performer Rachel Davies (Maureen). Performer Keziah Joseph (Hope). Performer Maggie McCarthy (May). Performer Joanna Monro (June). Performer Sheila Reid (Gloria). Performer Amanda Walker (St Michael).
4 Apr 17 to 8 Apr 17The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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28 Mar 17 to 1 Apr 17Theatre Royal, York :: V954
listing details L2083421373
21 Mar 17 to 25 Mar 17The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick :: V7
listing details L01867656055
14 Mar 17 to 18 Mar 17New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
listing details L01630668873
7 Mar 17 to 11 Mar 17Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L02022511026
21 Feb 17 to 25 Feb 17The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
listing details L550657185
15 Feb 17 to 18 Feb 17New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth :: V769
listing details L02138483936
3 Feb 17 to 11 Feb 17Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
listing details L01460930943

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