Performance

VenuePalace Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Dixon Studio
TownWestcliff-on-Sea
CountyEssex
From20th March 2001
To24th March 2001
WhenMon-Sat 20:00, Mats Thurs/Sat 14:30
PricesFrom £8.00. To £16.00.
What is currently on at Palace Theatre (V43)

The Contractor

The ContractorT2110949625
One of the great post-war English plays, The Contractor also achieves one of the greatest theatrical coups - the raising, lining and dismantling of a huge marquee live on stage! First performed in 1969 (with a young Martin Shaw in the cast), this highly entertaining modern classic was then a major West End and Broadway hit. The Contractor's daughter is getting married and nothing will ever be quite the same again. Centred on a gang of workmen erecting the tent for the wedding, their joking, banter and camaraderie expose the changes happening in society in the Sixties. Funny and heartwarming, The Contractor is a bittersweet tale of three generations of a family, of work and love, hard graft and skiving.
Author David Storey


Archive :: production:T2110949625, play:S1818263512, venue:V43

Production details

Company

Company Oxford Stage Company
Company Derby Playhouse
Director Sean Holmes
Design Anthony Lamble
Lighting Simon Bennison
Performer Paul Copley
Performer Rachel Bell
Performer Fergus O'Donnell
Performer Sarah Howe
Performer James Cash
Performer Robert Oates
Performer Helen Blatch
Performer Terence Booth
Performer Roger Morlidge
Performer Ferdy Roberts
Performer Stephen Kennedy
Performer Niall Shanahan

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