Archive for 11/12 season
Music Hall

Another outing for our popular Music Hall (then and now). Sadly both performances are now over; but here are some photos of the artistes in action.

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Nunsense
31 Aug-3 Sept & 7-10 Sept 2011

This 1985 American musical comedy, with book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin, was a phenomenally successful off-Broadway production which ran for 3,672 performances and became the second-longest-running off-Broadway show in

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In Praise of Love
19-22 & 26-29 Oct 2011

Rattigan’s powerful exploration of love and truth.  While on the surface ‘In Praise of Love’ takes the form of a comedy of misunderstanding, it quickly

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Absurd Person Singular
7-10 & 14-17 Dec 2011

Set over three Christmases in the kitchens of three couples, this1972 play by Alan Ayckbourn documents their changing fortunes with his customary perception and wit.

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Leading Ladies
28-31 March & 4-7 April 2012

Set in a Certain Part of southern England in the 1930s, this farce by Ken Ludwig centres on two down-on-their-luck Shakespearean actors, Leo Clark and Jack Gable. The pair

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The Children’s Hour
16-19 & 23-26 May 2012

This powerful 1934 stage play by Lillian Hellman, set in an all-girls boarding school, is based on a true story. Two teachers’ lives are wrecked when a disaffected pupil makes accusations against them.

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Gypsy
4-7 & 11-14 July 2012

Gypsy is a ‘musical fable’ loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist.  It casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life as

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