Production Archives

Bombshells

4 March 2020 to 7 March 2020

By Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Harriet Tarpy

Meet the Bombshells, six women on the edge - of greatness, of love, and their sanity.

The Playhouse Company are thrilled to announce their performance of the ‘Bombshells’ by the Australian playwright, Joanna Murray-Smith, made famous by Caroline O’Connor.

These monologues showcase six women balancing their inner and outer lives with humour, poignancy and depth. All brilliantly being brought to the stage by our all female cast, under the direction of Harriet Tarpy.

The Flint Street Nativity

14 November 2019 to 23 November 2019

By Tim Firth​
Directed by David Wheeler

A festive comedy about kids - for adults.

Mrs Horrocks’ class of seven year olds are about to put on this year’s school nativity play in front of their parents. Amid dropped lines, dropped tunes and telling’s off, backstage politics threatens de-rail the show; Gabriel plans to overthrow the Virgin Mary, King Herod would rather host A Question of Sport and the Innkeeper is determined to liven up the traditional script with a few antics of his own.

Double Bill: Bouncers and Shakers

6 March 2019 to 9 March 2019

'Bouncers' by John Godber
'Shakers' by John Godber & Jane Thornton​

Directed by Lloyd Spencer & Gwenefer Roskilly

A satirical look at British nightlife, told through the eyes of four doormen and four cocktail waitresses. Eight performers take on the personalities of well over fifty characters in order to convey the sights and sounds that keep working class Brits drinking and dancing into the small hours of the morning.

More details coming soon!

The Ladykillers

2 November 2018 to 10 November 2018

By Graham Linehan
Directed by Anne Chandler
Based on the Motion Picture screenplay by William Rose

The classic Ealing black comedy re-imagined for the stage.

A gang of criminal misfits take refuge in the house of kindly Mrs Wilberforce whilst they plan their next big job.

Professor Marcus, the gang's mastermind, has concocted a devilish heist, which Mrs Wilberforce unwittingly becomes a part of. It's the perfect crime; after all who would suspect an innocent old lady of daylight robbery?

Double Bill: The Real Inspector Hound & Black Comedy

20 June 2018 to 23 June 2018

The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard
Black Comedy by Peter Schaffer

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