Baking Hot


It's the middle of the long summer heatwave of 1976 with temperatures above 90 for 30 consecutive days. A Pie Factory in the Midlands. Workers sweating over a production line and a hot oven. The air thick with flour.
Baking Hot at White Bear Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: White Bear Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 18 March 2020
Closes: Saturday 21 March 2020
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


It's the middle of the long summer heatwave of 1976 with temperatures above 90 for 30 consecutive days.


A Pie Factory in the Midlands.


Workers sweating over a production line and a hot oven.


The air thick with flour.


The workers call it "The Dust".


It's conflict at every turn.


Workers v Bosses. Trade Unions and the 3-day week.


A time of soaring inflation.


Pilfering and fiddles are rife.


Confrontation is in the air.


A threat of strikes and the threat of unemployment.


A new owner is driving up the Motorway for the crucial staff meeting after work.


The future of the Factory is on the line.


The tearoom is rife with worry, gossip and speculation.


The Country has just voted to remain in the Common Market in a referendum.


Harold Wilson has stepped down and a new PM called James Callaghan is in charge.


The Tory party have just elected a woman leader called Thatcher.


But nobody believes a woman could run the country.


A shy lad has a holiday job before going to University.


The big Factory clock is ticking ...


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London SE11 4DJ

Box office tel: 0333 012 4963

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 18 March 2020

Closes:Saturday 21 March 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Concessions:
£10

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Creatives


Author: John Sinnott
Production: White Bear Theatre

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