Category Archives: 2010-2012 Productions

Good Things | 3 – 8 December 2012

by Liz Lochhead,  directed by John Oakenfull. Production dates: 3th-8th December 2012. This is a poignant, hilarious, “Cinderella story” with a lot to say about love the second time around. Susan Love, suddenly single and with the dreaded 5-0 staring … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | 1 – 6 October 2012

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Patricia Melluish. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most delightful and well known comedies.  It is a play of such lightness and joy, romance and confusion, that even the most Bard-resistant audience members … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

The Glass Menagerie | 25 – 30 June 2012

By Tennessee Williams.  Directed by Paul Marshall. Tom brings a work colleague, Jim, to meet Amanda, his mother and former ‘Southern Belle’, and Laura, his insecure and slightly crippled sister who is absorbed by her collection of glass animals. Amanda is … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

Under Milk Wood | 30 April – 5 May 2012

By Dylan Thomas. Directed by John Heather. A narrator invites the audience to listen to the dreams and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of an imaginary small Welsh village, Llareggub.  This simple précis allows the imagination, humour and ability of … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

Great Expectations | 27 February – 3 March 2012

by Charles Dickens, adapted by Hugh Leonard, directed by Rosemary Harris. This play is based on the penultimate novel of one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, Charles Dickens. It was published when Dickens was at his prime. … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

One for the Road | 5th – 10th December 2011

By Willy Russell, directed by Sandie Campbell On the evening of his birthday Dennis is making a last ditch attempt to break away from the confines of middle-class existence. Imprisoned on Phase 2 of the housing estate, and surrounded by … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

Dancing at Lughnasa | 3rd-8th October 2011

By Brian Friel, directed by Janet Clark Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel, one of Ireland’s most important playwrights, was first performed at the Abbey Theatre, in Dublin, in 1990, and garnered the 1991 Olivier Award. In 1998, Dancing at … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

The Deep Blue Sea | 20th – 25th June 2011

by Terence Rattigan, directed by Muriel Kidd Rattigan’s exquisitely crafted piece is set in a bleak 1951 London. Six years have passed since the end of World War II, but in England it is still a chill age of austerity … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

Flying Feathers | 11th-16th April 2011

By Derek Benfield, directed by Susan Adam. When Chief Constable Henry Potterton arrives at the peaceful country house of his late brother Bernard he is astonished to find several scantily clad ladies wandering about. Not knowing that during Bernard’s temporary absence … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions

Earnest Endeavours | 14th – 19th February 2011

by Ned Hopkins, directed by John Oakenfull We meet again Cecily and Gwendolen who got married in 1895 at the end of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. This new family drama, specially written for Theatre 62 by one of … Continue reading

Posted in 2010-2012 Productions