The importance of being Earnest

Oscar Wilde

"A Trivial Comedy for Serious People"

The story of two bachelors, John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, who create alter egos named Ernest to escape their regular lives. They attempt to win the hearts of two young women who claim to only love men called Ernest. The pair, struggling to keep up with their own stories, become tangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure.

Cost to book: £400

AFTERMATH

An original play by Caitlin Devlin

A separated couple meet in a police station waiting room where they are to collect their wayward teenage son. They begin to have the conversation they should have had some time ago, during which they discover much more about one another than about their son. Humorous and moving, this new play presents a modern relationship with all its vicissitudes, small and large.

Cost to book: £150

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Edward Albee

A dark comedy, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? portrays husband and wife George and Martha in a searing night of dangerous fun and games. By the evening’s end, a stunning, almost unbearable revelation provides a climax that has shocked audiences for years.

Cost to book: £250

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

A Scottish general, Macbeth, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the throne for himself.  Wracked with guilt, Macbeth's mind begins to unravel, along with his control...

Cost to book: £400

A Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare

A story of love, madness and misconception. As Theseus and Hippolyta plan their wedding, their is discord between the fairy king and queen. A band of players devise their finest show, all while two pairs of lovers struggle with the tricks that fairies have played on them...

Cost to book: £400

FROM AGE TO AGE

Edward Derbyshire, Edward Derbyshire, William Shakespeare

The common adage is that William Shakespeare sheds a light upon every conceivable human experience and provides us with a universality with which we may all identify. Certainly, his poetry can strike a chord with many, and evoke the whole gamut of emotional responses, much like music. Over thirty years, a son and father with a shared love of Shakespeare, imparted to the younger by the older, write to one another about the common, sometimes overlapping, events of their lives. Over the decades, they thread their nuanced, often unspoken emotions through the lines they pen, never openly acknowledging their feelings other than through inflection and choice of vocabulary; and yet each knows the other. Here we present these poems, some for the first time: a literary, personal and intimate conversation interwoven with a few monologues from their favourite lyricist, Shakespeare. Be prepared to hear words from Hamlet, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear and Much Ado About Nothing amongst others, and to share in this intergenerational journey, a veritable whirligig of time.

Cost to book: £250

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