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The Vicar of Dibley

by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter Adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer. With kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions This hilarious play (adapted from the popular 1990s TV comedy) is set in the sleepy…

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Comedians

by Trevor Griffiths First performed in 1975, Trevor Griffiths’ ground-breaking play Comedians raised important questions about society, the nature of comedy, social class and racial stereotyping. It revealed the disturbing reality behind mainstream comedy which at the time largely consisted…

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The Crucible

by Arthur Miller Workington Playgoers members will join forces with talented young actors from Theatre Royal Youth to perform this gripping, thought-provoking play. Set in a 17th-century American Puritan colony and loosely based on the Salem witch trials, The Crucible…

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Stepping Out

by Richard Harris Stepping Out is a hugely popular play that won the 1984 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy. It follows the lives of seven women and one man (Geoffrey, the ‘doormat’) who meet at a weekly dance class in…

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Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

By Edward Albee This enduring masterpiece of American drama was first staged in 1962 but its portrayal of a destructive marriage, based on toxic illusions, has lost none of its mesmerising power. George is a middle-aged history professor at an…

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