When We Are Married – J.B.Priestley
21 – 28 October 2017
This classic northern comedy is set in 1908. The Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts are highly respected pillars of their community – but not for much longer.
Bette & Joan – Anton Burge
15 – 18 November 2017 – Studio
Two grande dames of Hollywood, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, occupy adjacent dressing rooms, between takes on the set of the 1962 film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? The rivalry between the two of them ensure that there’s plenty of bitching and practical jokes.
Season’s Greetings – Alan Ayckbourn
01 – 09 December 2017
One of Ayckbourn’s funniest plays and an essential guide to a happy family Christmas! Hilarious highlights include a chaotically incompetent puppet show and a midnight love scene that sets off a fearful din among mechanical Christmas toys.
Run For Your Wife – Ray Cooney
20 -27 January 2018
A marvellous example of British farce. John Smith, a London cabbie, has two wives and two lives. No-one knows his secret until he decides to do something heroic with unintended consequences.
Old Times – Harold Pinter
14 – 17 February 2018 – Studio
Pinter at his enigmatic best. Deeley and his wife Kate are visited by Anna, an old friend of Kate’s, whom they haven’t seen for over twenty years. Memories of times gone by lead to a shocking conclusion.
Handbagged – Moira Buffini
03 -10 March 2018
This smash hit comedy speculates on what was said in the private meetings between the country’s two most powerful women during the 1980s. Liz -v- Maggie – two enduring icons one of whom was destined to rule and the other elected to lead.
Youth Production – TBA
22 – 24 March 2018
April In Paris – John Godber
28 April – 05 May 2018
Wonderful observational comedy originally written for Hull Truck Theatre Company. Al and Bet are a married couple whose humdrum life is about to change when Bet wins a holiday in Paris.