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One For the Road

Closed 27 Jul 2019

Jermyn Street Theatre

Dennis, about to turn forty, is desperately trying to escape! Escape a middle-class existence he never imagined for himself. Escape a housing estate he hates for its uniform blandness. Escape his neighbours.
One For the Road at Jermyn Street Theatre

Image: Jermyn Street Theatre

Show details

Synopsis


Dennis, about to turn forty, is desperately trying to escape!


Escape a middle-class existence he never imagined for himself.


Escape a housing estate he hates for its uniform blandness.


Escape his neighbours.


At the enforced birthday celebration he never wanted - with presents and guests he despises - he begins to crack and packs a rucksack!


However, his attempts to flee are somewhat hampered by his bumbling parents, a phantom gnome-decapitating vandal and the everlasting love for his vinyl collection.


Will he ever break free?


Filled with Willy Russell's (Blood Brothers, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine) wonderful one-liners and perceptive characters this play is full of laughs and insight in equal measure.


This is a transfer from the UK's oldest Summer Weekly Rep Theatre - Frinton Summer Theatre.


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


Willy Russell is an English dramatist, lyricist and composer.


His best known works are Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers and Our Day Out.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
16b Jermyn Street
London SW1Y 6ST

Box office tel: 020 7287 2875

Box office email: -

Location map for Jermyn Street Theatre

Dates


Previews from:Monday 22 July 2019

Closes:Saturday 27 July 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Running time: To be confirmed

Tickets


Standard:
£30

Concessions:
£20

Cast


DENNIS - Patrick Knowles

JANE - Tanya-Loretta Dee

ROGER - Paul Joseph

PAULINE - Verity Kirk


Creatives


Author: Willy Russell
Director: Vivienne Garnett
Designer: Sorcha Corchoran
Costume designer: Neil Gordon
Lighting: Pip Thurlow
Production: Clive Brill and Frinton Summer Theatre

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