Pygmalion


 

9th February - 15th February

Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Teresa Hagger

Shaw's classic play, in which Professor Higgins bets his friend that he can turn a cockney flower girl into a society lady by teaching her how to speak with a refined accent and etiquette. Amusing and poignant, this is Shaw's most popular play, and was filmed as "My Fair Lady". 

The Thrill of Love

 

26th April - 2nd May

Written by Amanda Whittington
 

A fresh, absorbing dramatisation of the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. The year was 1955, and her racy lifestyle and tragic affair with an upper class racing driver was a tabloid reporter's dream, and raised many social issues that are relevant today. 

Funny Money

28rd June - 4th July

Written by Ray Cooney

This delightful comedy begins with Henry accidentally picking up a briefcase stuffed with £735,000! This leads to a game of cat and mouse, as Henry, Jean and their friends assume all sorts of identities in their battle to keep the money. Will they succeed? Perhaps the cheeky taxi driver Bill has the answer. 

The Collector (Studio Production)

 

31st July - 3rd August

Written by Mark Healy from the novel by John Fowles

The repressed, introverted butterfly collector Frederick Clegg admires art student Miranda Grey from afar. When he abducts and imprisons her in his cellar, however, he finds that their tense, claustrophobic relationship is far from his fantasy. 

Blithe Spirit


 

13th September - 19th September

Written by Noel Coward

In this smash comedy hit, we meet fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, remarried but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, who is called up by a visiting "happy medium", one Madame Arcati. What is Charles going to do when the "worldly" and "unworldly" personalities clash?

Edge of Darkness

 

15th November - 21st November 

Written by Brian Clemens

Emma is restored to her family after going missing for several years, but she has many gaps in her memory. Why does she know some Russian phrases? Why has she a horror of a silver bell, a portrait, and knives? Is she really Emma Cranwell? This absorbing Edwardian mystery will keep you all on the edge of your seats!