Production Archives

The Final Test

17 June 2016 to 25 June 2016

By Chris Paling
Directed by Elizabeth Maisey

Peter and Ruth have had a long and happy marriage; or so Peter believes...

They both have their own interests – he loves listening to the cricket on the radio, she likes to travel. But all is not well as Peter discovers one afternoon when he’s dozing on his deckchair and listening to the last test from The Oval. His wife announces that she has sold the house and she’s moving to Bexhill-on-Sea with her lover. When the new owners move in they discover they have an elderly cricket-loving squatter living in the garden…

Old Time Music Hall

4 March 2016 to 12 March 2016

Devised and Directed by Dave Wheeler

“Ladies and Gentlemen - at Enormous Expense!" cries the Chairman, as he introduces the Playhouse Company's Dramatis Personae, before they perform their  “various peregrinations with a perspicacity to the pellucid, and show the prerequisite portion of panache!”

The Deep Blue Sea

11 November 2015 to 14 November 2015

By Terence Rattigan
Directed by Michael Charlton

This classic play, by one of the finest playwrights of the 20th Century, is a skilful exploration of love within the buttoned-down social mores of post-World War II Britain. Hester Collyer, younger wife of a high court judge, has embarked on a passionate affair with Freddie Page, a troubled former RAF pilot. Hester leaves her life of luxury and moves to a dingy London flat with Freddie, who throws Hester's life in turmoil, as their relationship leaves her emotionally and physically stranded.

The Big Meal

23 June 2015 to 27 June 2015

by Dan Le Franc
Directed by Malcolm Ball

On a typical night, in a typical American restaurant, Sam and Nicole first meet. So begins an exhilarating story that takes five generations of a modern family on a rollercoaster ride through life; from first kiss to final goodbye.

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