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“Brendan Murray's emotionally engaging and witty drama...”

Seeing the Lights

Friday 18 September–Saturday 3 October 2015

A New Vic Theatre production

by Brendan Murray directed by Peter Leslie Wild

In this funny, heart-warming, and uplifting drama, a fractious family arrange a rare get-together for their Mum’s birthday. It might make you wonder why anyone of sound mind would choose to have a family at all!

Long-suffering Terry is a nurse by day and live-in dogsbody for his Mum by night. As her birthday approaches and the family descends, all she wants is for the whole family to see Blackpool lights again – for old times’ sake. If only things were that simple!

Sister Marian’s finding fault with everything, blue-eyed boy Kenneth still hasn’t arrived – and don’t even mention the canary! Terry’s at the end of his tether. But, when fate intervenes, can they all forgive and forget to make sure Mum gets her special present?

Friday 18 September–Saturday 3 October 2015

Photo Gallery

Seeing the Lights Image by Andrew Billington

Reviews

Star Star Star Star

“well worth missing ‘Corrie’ for…”

Chris Eldon Lee, Staffordshire What's On
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“A great start to the season…”

The Sentinel

“The New Vic has a habit of unearthing gems…”

Steve Orme, British Theatre Guide

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