It’s Mickey’s 80th birthday and he and his wife Meg are awaiting the arrival of their son, Adrian, and his new (and latest!) fiancée, Grace.
Adrian has, according to his parents, a certain reputation regarding women and they feel meek, mild-mannered Grace should surely be warned of this. But are things really as they appear? As birthday follows birthday, prepare to be amazed as the truth is finally revealed about Adrian, the suburban closet Lothario!
As ingenious in its construction as any of his previous plays, Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present is the 83rd play from the pen of one of Britain’s greatest playwrights.
““Pure genius – the writing, the direction and especially the acting”…”— Sara Garner, Fairy Powered Productions
““Fabulously entertaining”…”— Dominic Maxwell, The Times
“"funny, farcical, time-hopping comedy"…”— Wendy Pratt, The Stage
“"masterful Ayckbourn unwraps a family feud"…”— Michael Billington, The Guardian