Main Auditorium10/11/2017 - 18/11/2017Our Main House show will now be Alan Bennett's Talking Heads featuring three of Bennett's brilliant and much-loved monologues: A Chip in the Sugar, Her Big Chance (both directed by Dan Armour) and Bed among the Lentils (directed by Pauline Armour).
Main Auditorium12/11/2017 - 12/11/2017Join Alfie the Labrador and Charles Garland - his co-star and producer and director of shows like Last of the Summer Wine, Hi-De-Hi and ‘Allo ‘Allo - for hilarious stories from in front of and behind the TV cameras, extracts from his book, and a three-way chat between Charles, the audience and Alfie!
In the bar22/11/2017 - 26/11/2017A group of teenagers do something bad - really bad - then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where is the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and sometimes hilarious tale with a very dark heart.
Main Auditorium08/12/2017 - 16/12/2017It’s a dark and stormy night. Jim, the innkeeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins. Pirates, treasure, grog, peril, secrets and betrayal are all woven into a fast-paced, funny, dangerous show.
Main Auditorium10/12/2017 - 10/12/2017With Susan Phillips - Gold Medallist at Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows - flower arranging isn't just fun, it's one of the most entertaining evenings you'll ever have. Come and see Susan demonstrate her art while sharing some priceless stories. You could even win one of her marvellous arrangements - a perfect gift for the festive season!
Main Auditorium12/01/2018 - 20/01/2018Childish, competitive, supercilious and selfish, Elyot and Amanda are mirror images of each other: hedonistic lovers one moment, "scratching and biting like panthers" the next. After a turbulent marriage and an acrimonious divorce, they both remarry new partners in the hope that ‘second best’ will suffice. Elyot weds the girlish, unworldly Sybil and Amanda gets hitched to the stuffy, but decent and reliable, Victor. However, by a hideous coincidence, the two newly-wed couples find that they are spending their honeymoons in adjoining rooms at the same hotel!
In the bar24/01/2018 - 28/01/2018There's nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people. This unhappy, universal truth is displayed with deliciously savage humour in Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon's 2015 dark comedy. Already strained family relationships are put to the test when a row ensues over who should inherit a precious family religious heirloom.
Main Auditorium09/02/2018 - 17/02/2018Its 1807 six women convicted of petty crimes are sentenced to be transported to a life of hard labour in the colonies . . . Six months – kept in cramped conditions, the condemned women form friendships and unlikely alliances while suffering the indignities of being controlled by a male dominated society . . .
Main Auditorium09/03/2018 - 17/03/2018Proof is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play written by David Auburn. It uses the metaphor of mathematics to prove the truth of love and relationships. There isn’t a lot of maths but there is a story about a young woman who has given up years of her life to look after her father, who in his youth was a mathematical genius based at the University of Chicago, and who has suffered fragile mental health.
In the bar21/03/2018 - 25/03/2018A bitter sweet play about two male extras in a Hollywood blockbuster set in Southern Ireland. Jake and Charlie, the extras will also play, a famous actress, little boys, old men and a cow!