It is 1987.  An unpopular leader is re-elected while the country is still reeling from the effects of recession and lives in fear of terrorist attacks.  But for the inhabitants of a street in a deprived, working class area of Lancashire, there’s a party to go to.

The vagrant Scullery is your tour guide, introducing you to an array of characters all trying to find some kind of escape from their squalid and desperate existence.  Jim Cartwright’s first play is an explicit and arresting mix of humour and pathos, transporting the audience with energy, passion and poetry, leaving you uplifted and reminded of the extraordinary resilience of the human spirit.  ‘Road’ is a powerful ensemble performance from the Apollo Players.

The play was voted the 36th best play of the 20th century in a poll by the Royal National Theatre.

Production photos

(click on a photo and navigate using the ‘left’ and ‘right’ arrows)

Buy Tickets Online

Sorry, Online tickets are not on sale yet. Do check back soon, or call the box office on 01983 527 267 to reserve tickets.

Directed by Dan and Amy Burns
Assistant Director Freda Wheeler 
Cast  
Jono Bate

Maggie Cardew

Danny Carmichael

Suzie Chilton

Helen Clinton-Pacey

Chloe Cooper

Lyn Forster

David Pratchett

Amanda Robertson

Helen Reading

Steve Reading

Dave Talbot

Kevin Wilson