Main Auditorium03/06/2022 - 11/06/2022Mel Edison has definitely had better days. The summer heat is unbearable, the air-con is on the blink, the noisy neighbours are driving him crazy, his high-stress job is about to vanish and the television news is getting weirder by the second. Luckily Edna, his loving and supportive wife, is a beacon of hope and sanity. But not for long…
In the bar15/06/2022 - 19/06/2022Set in pleasant woods on the outskirts of Geneva in the late 1980’s two arms limitation negotiators, one Russian and one American, take a stroll. Away from the glare of the negotiating table they develop a relationship even though their personalities are very different. An intriguing and thought-provoking drama as relevant today as it was in 1988.
Main Auditorium01/07/2022 - 09/07/2022This compassionate play is the story of Alan Turing, mathematician and father of computer science. Turing ‘broke the code’ in two ways: he cracked the German Enigma code during World War II and also shattered the English code of sexual discretion with his homosexuality. A compelling piece of modern theatre that has certainly stood the test of time.
Main Auditorium17/07/2022 - 19/07/2022"Between a Man and a Woman" is a gripping, thrilling and heartbreaking story of domestic abuse. A fast paced drama that questions if abuse is a learned behavior or something that is within us? It gives us an insight into what happens behind closed doors and whether that is actually just between husband and wife or whether it involves a larger number of people.
Main Auditorium16/09/2022 - 24/09/2022Harvey’s play about two teenage boys falling in love refuses melodramatic clichés to offer a story bright with sensitivity, pathos and wit. Ste hides from his father’s anger at Jaime’s place. Since there’s nowhere else to sleep, Ste and Jaime top-and-tail in Jaime’s bed which begins a tentative, awkward relationship which unfolds with delicacy and with joy.
In the bar28/09/2022 - 02/10/2022John is a university professor about to take up permanent tenure at a prestigious university. Carol is a student of John's - a brittle undergraduate drowning beneath the weight of her studies and personal insecurities. Harassment may, or may not, have taken place and they try to resolve the situation without the benefit of counsel or, at times, common sense.
Main Auditorium11/11/2022 - 19/11/2022This deceptively simple tale relates the activities of seven English children played by adults on a summer afternoon during World War II. In woods, a field and a barn, they play, fight, fantasize and swagger. Their aggressions, fears, hostilities and rivalries are a microcosm of adult interaction. Funny, poignant, truthful and ultimately chilling - not to be missed.