In what is considered to be Ayckbourn’s funniest play, half a dozen friends and family are celebrating Christmas with Neville and Brenda; but peace and goodwill don’t last long as squabbles break out and with too much alcohol and some annoying mechanical toys it’s a recipe for a truly dysfunctional Christmas!
Love Is All Round' is a feminist publishing house where Harriet Copeland is running a competition to find new romantic fiction; their motto is 'For Women By Women'. To avoid this gender bias, Leonard Loftus is forced to submit his novel under a female pseudonym. So when Myrtle Banbury wins the first prize, Leonard begins to have a major problem. He is a bashful statistician lumbered with a spectacular alter ago. With domestic complications from his wayward daughter Dee Dee and Gus, his rascally old father, Leonard tries frantically to keep up the charade of Myrtle. His problems are made worse when he falls hopelessly in love with Harriet. He is a worried man in the guise of a carefree woman. The happy ending is not going to be easy. In high heels and lipstick our hero is caught in a hilarious dilemma of cross-dressing and cross-purposes. Oh what a tangled web we weave, across The UK, Australia and all over Europe, Nobody's Perfect has been acclaimed as a classic feel good romantic comedy. It has the fertile tradition of Some Like It Hot, Tootsie, and Mrs. Doubtfire. This is a play that offers belly laughs galore - four irresistibly loveable characters locked into a hilarious plot. The final scene has been described as a comic masterpiece.
A musical romp through a hundred years of comedy song, performed from the piano by Michael Lunts. Alongside songs by Noël Coward, Flanders and Swann, Cole Porter and the Gershwins, Michael offers up some less familia rgems from the genre. One man, a white jacket, 88 piano keys and a treasure trove of musical mirth, “Tickling the Ivories” is a show that is guaranteed to tickle anyone’s sense of humour.
After being betrayed by his first wife, King Shahrayar seeks revenge by marrying a succession of young women and immediately having them put to death. However, his latest bride, Shahrazad, has the one gift that can save her life, the gift of storytelling. Can this gift save her life?
A warm, poignant elegy about four generations of women across this century, growing up, growing old and growing (or not) wise. They explore the emotional inheritance each woman receives from the other: debts and responsibilities and how it takes generations to learn about the value of real feeling.
A psychological thriller. Set in an isolated chalet in the French alps, a man has apparently lost his wife and is rapidly losing his mind. After having reported his wife’s disappearance to the police, Daniel Corban is visited by a priest who claims to have found her! But has he?
Daisy Meredith, the new girl, is the first scholarship student to attend Grangewood School for Girls. The privileged students are determined to make Daisy look bad in the eyes of the administration. Daisy wins over her chums and saves the school when she cracks a secret code, finds a treasure and saves the life of her chief nemesis all in one night!
The Browning Version: Ill health is forcing Andrew Crocker-Harris to retire from teaching. Mocked by his pupils he is despised by his wife who has found consolation in the arms of a junior master. A parting gift from a young student not only affects him greatly but is the turning point which enables him to find the strength to face a future which had looked so desperately uncertain.
Red Peppers: Touring as veteran song-and-dance act ‘Red Peppers’, George and Lily have a genius for picking quarrels with themselves and just about everyone else! Performing one night in an out-of-town northern theatre a dropped prop, a tipsy MD, a furious House Manager and faded West End star ensures mayhem backstage!
Take A Chance On Us – Fantastic Abba Tribute
We are excited to bring our six-piece show to The Little Theatre, Torquay!! We hope to see you all there as the Bay always provides a fantastic crowd and atmosphere for our shows. The show will be fully live, contain costume changes, dance routines and all the iconic ABBA hits!!
As always, with our shows, the band encourages lots of audience participation, and bring a great energy to the stage to ensure that you will have a night to remember!!
So, put on your platform boots and funky suits and join us for a night of ABBA madness!!
Suitable for all the family - Licensed bar and café - Wheelchair access available. Please contact the venue before booking if you require additional help.
If you can’t make the Friday, come Saturday!! Why not both!!!
This event has sold out in the past, so please book early to avoid disappointment.