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Starring David Henry (The Madness of George III dir. Nick Hytner, Mary Poppins dir. Richard Eyre) and Clifford Hume (Misalliance dir. Nick Reed, Aladdin dir. David Kemp).
The first full-length play for the London stage by writer-director Edwin Ashcroft, whose previous directorial credits include the UK and London premieres of Jon Fosse's Over There, and Nineteen Ninety-Two by Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee.
This brilliantly fresh, hilariously surreal new comedy is a madcap domestic farce about an aged couple who discover that their seemingly perfect marriage is not all it appears to be.
As a turbulent past crashes in on them, long-buried secrets turn into imminent danger.
But can love conquer all?
In a peaceful rural backwater, the irrepressible Daphne and decorated military man Tommy have been blissfully married for sixty-six idyllic years.
But recently something's been troubling Tommy: a terrible secret.
For decades he's been haunted by the memories of a black ops mission gone-wrong during the Korean War, and the fallout from one fatal night is finally catching up with him.
With marital bliss on a collision course with the fast-approaching shadows of the past - and with decades of untruths unravelling - perils loom and chaos reigns.
Meanwhile, Daphne's got a secret of her own.
Quite a big one ...
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Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Sunday - 2-30pm
Author: Edwin Ashcroft
Director: Edwin Ashcroft