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Season’s Greetings

Tue 8 Oct–Sat 26 Oct

Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn

When families get together to celebrate a special occasion, there’s a danger that all hell will break loose. Particularly if you happen to be trapped for several days with all your relatives and copious amounts of alcohol…

Neville and Belinda are hosting their extended family over a long weekend. The presence of two tyrannical uncles – Bernard, whose ham-fisted annual puppet shows are a source of dread to young and old alike, and TV addict Harvey – promises to stir up trouble from the start. And that’s before you add to the mix broken toys, creaking marriages and guest novelist Clive, whose relationship with Belinda’s sister Rachel is going nowhere, causing him to look for love elsewhere.

Directed by the author, don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a sparkling new production of a truly classic Ayckbourn comedy.

 

Mordantly hilarious… a classic of drunken disasters and misrouted passions

The Guardian on the National Theatre’s 2010 production

One of his finest works

Daily Telegraph on the National Theatre’s 2010 production

Booking Information
Showing: Tuesday 8 October–Saturday 26 October 2019

Tickets: £15.50 - £24.50
First Night Fever: Tue 8 October – All seats £16.50 (no cons)
Talkback: Tue 22 October

Concessions: £2.00 off
Group Discounts: £2.00 off for ten or more
Part of our Three Plays for £50 package
Four Friends for £68
Under 16s Go Free
Under 26s Go Free

Interpreted Performances

Captioned: 7.30pm Tue 22 October
Audio described: 2.15pm Thu 24 October

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Reviews

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““joyous mayhem… the performances are pitch-perfect”…”

Ron Simpson, Reviews Hub
Star Star Star Star

““a proper laugh-out-loud play”…”

Wendy Pratt, Northern Soul

““much hilarity… a wonderfully entertaining play”…”

Andrew Liddle, The Yorkshire Times

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