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No Strapline

A Brief History of Women

Thu 12 Oct–Sat 28 Oct

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough presents

Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn

WORLD PREMIERE

“One way or another you’ve had quite a full life haven’t you? A house full of ghosts then? No wonder you look slightly haunted. Like a character out of Edgar Allen Poe. Beware!”

A comedy in four parts about an unremarkable man and the remarkable women who loved him, left him, or lost him over 60 years; and of the equally remarkable old manor house that saw and heard it all happen.

From his first unsettling encounter as a very young man in 1925, to an unexpected reunion late in life, Anthony Spates’ romantic progress is charted in this hilarious and gently touching comedy.

The fireworks, the love and loss come at the funniest moments in this brand new classic Ayckbourn comedy.

 

Approx Running Times:
7.30pm – 10.00pm
Interval: 8.45pm – 9.05pm

Booking Information
Showing: Thursday 12 October–Saturday 28 October 2017

Tickets: £14.00 - £23.50

Concessions: £2.00 off
Group Discounts: £2.00 off for ten or more
Part of our Three Plays for £46 package
Four Friends for £66
Under 16s Go Free
Under 26s Go Free

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Image by Tony Bartholomew

Reviews

“Ayckbourn's raw honesty, laced with both humour and pathos, is skillfully wrought…”

— Huffington Post
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“Ingenious, mischievous and ultimately humane…”

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— The Times

“Delightful and hilarious…”

— The Scarborough News
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“A tender and elegiac return to form…”

— The Stage

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