Ladykillers – Lyceum – 1st-6th October
After a sell-out West End run, Graham Linehan’s (The IT Crowd, Father Ted) adaptation of the Classic Ealing comedy has been highly lauded for its invention, Fresh gags and physical comedy. Complete with eccentric crooked house.
Straight and Narrow – Lantern – 8th-13th October
Jeff is considering leaving Bob and for a woman so he can become a father. Meanwhile Bob contends with a meddling family that is ignorant of his living situation. His mother, a domineering comic creation, complicates matters by pressing Bob to get married. She refuses to recognize that there is anything about her son which might upset her conventional sensibilities.
A Doll’s House – Drama Studio – 10th-13th October
Ibsen’s play traces the awakening of Nora from her life of domestic, wifely comfort. Having been ruled her whole life by either her father or her husband Torvald, Nora finally comes to question the foundation of everything she has believed in once her marriage is put to the test.
Take Me with You – Studio – 15th October
Focussing on three people chasing the ‘California Dream’, award-winning Starving Artists’ play promises to be a whirlwind of love, rage, despair and longing.
Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down – Lantern – 23rd-27th October
From the people who brought you Order, Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down focuses on three strangers who are brought together by one man.
A Taste of Honey – Crucible – 25th October -17 November
Shelagh Delaney sadly passed away last year, and this is a timely revival of her most famous work. Set in 1950s Manchester and exploring Britain on the precipice of change, it celebrates the spirit of one young girl with the strength to rebel against the social constraints of her time.