By one of the UK’s most exciting young writers, Mike Bartlett (Earthquakes in London, Chariots of Fire, Love Love Love), this is the world premiere of Bull, a razor sharp play about office politics; or playground bullying – depending which side you’re on.
The Daughter-in-law – Crucible – 27th Jan-23rd Feb
It’s 1912 in a Derbyshire mining town and strike action looms. But it’s strife at home that hurts all the more. After their long courtship the Gascoignes’ short honeymoon is well and truly over.
Our Man in Havana – Library Theatre – 19th-23rd Feb
The Tudor Players present Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana.
A hapless Hoover salesman, unwittingly recruited by the British secret service, invents a network of fictitious contacts with unexpected consequences.
Jane Eyre – Lantern Theatre – 26th-28th Feb
Hull Truck Theatre present the Charlotte Bronte classic.
From a harsh childhood controlled by unfeeling adults, Jane Eyre has to rely on her own courage and convictions to make her way in the world. She longs to learn. She dares to dream. Employed as a governess, she travels across the bleak Yorkshire moors to the mysterious Thornfield Hall – a house of locked doors with a dangerous secret.
Hansel & Gretel and The Steadfast Tin Soldier – Drama Studio – 6th-9th Feb
A pair of classic fairy tales, presented back-to-back in an evening of jest and wonderment. Join us in our darkly comic re-imaginings of these enchanted worlds; where crazed witches lurk within gingerbread cottages and a lonesome tin soldier pines for his papery sweetheart. Expect puppetry, live music and unbridled whimsy.