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“A daft comedy about greed”

For Love or Money

Tuesday 7 November–Saturday 11 November 2017

A new adaptation of Lesage’s Turcaret
by Blake Morrison
Directed by (and featuring) Barrie Rutter

It’s the 1920s. In a small Yorkshire town, the wily-widow, Rose, entertains the advances of two dubious suitors. Fuller (Barrie Rutter) is a fabulously rich and morally corrupt banker who woos Rose by parading his wealth whilst hiding a few secrets.

Handsome Arthur is much younger and deceitful through and through. He plays Rose for as much money as she can take from Fuller.

A love triangle then; a deliciously wicked tale of rivalry and greed.

Throw in a bailiff, a drunkard, a vamp, a second-hand clothes dealer and two upwardly mobile servants, and the complications multiply.

Adapted from Alain-Rene Lesage’s savage eighteenth-century comedy Turcaret, Blake Morrison’s For Love or Money is a story of monstrous wealth and whopping lies.

Northern Broadsides ‘ Artistic Director Barrie Rutter will direct and feature in this production, in his final performance for the company at the New Vic.

TALKBACK: Tue 7 November

 

Approx Running Times:
7.30pm – 9.45pm
Interval: 8.25pm – 8.45pm

Tuesday 7 November–Saturday 11 November 2017

Trailer

Photo Gallery

Image by Nobby Clark

Reviews

Star Star Star Star

“A lively satire…”

Michael Billington, The Guardian
Star Star Star Star

“Barrie Rutter bows out in style…”

Clare Brennan, The Observer
Star Star Star Star

“Extremely stylish…”

What's On Stage

“Highly recommended…”

Yorkshire Times,

“Funny and clever…”

On Yorkshire Magazine

“An energetic production…”

North West End

“…”

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