The Croft


Based on a true story. In the remote Scottish Highlands two women arrive at a former Crofters Hut in the deserted village of Coillie Ghille. When suddenly the weekend getaway takes an unexpected turn.
The Croft at Fairfield Halls

Image: Fairfield Halls


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Fairfield Halls
Starts: Monday 16 March 2020
Closes: Saturday 21 March 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 12+

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Background


Directed by award-winning director Philip Franks (The Habit of Art) and produced by The Original Theatre Company (The Habit of Art, The Night Watch, Birdsong), The Croft will be setting pulses racing.


Starring national treasure Gwen Taylor - best known to millions of fans as the star of the hit TV show Barbara.


Her other notable television contributions include the BAFTA-nominated series A Bit of A Do as well as regular fixtures Ann Foster in Coronation Street and Peg in Heartbeat.


Synopsis


Based on a true story.


In the remote Scottish Highlands two women arrive at a former Crofters Hut in the deserted village of Coillie Ghille.


When suddenly the weekend getaway takes an unexpected turn.


Cut off from the modern world, Laura and Suzanne find themselves drawn into the dark history of the Croft and the lives that passed before them.


In this bold and haunting new play the present interweaves with the past as ancient tales surface and the terrifying truth lurking In the Croft is revealed.


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Theatre


Name:
Fairfield Halls - Ashcroft Playhouse


Postal address:
Park Lane
Croydon CR9 1DG

Box office tel: 0203 292 0002

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 16 March 2020

Closes:Saturday 21 March 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-45pm

Saturday - 2-45pm


Tickets


Standard:
£15 - £41.50

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Cast


Starring:

Gwen Taylor


Creatives


Director: Philip Franks
Production: The Original Theatre Company

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