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 Richmond Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Thriller
Venue: Richmond Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Closes: Saturday 4 April 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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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 31 March 2020

Closes:Saturday 4 April 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £13

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Cast


Gwen Taylor - Enid

Caroline Harker - Suzanne / Ruth

Lucy Doyle - Laura / Eilene


Creatives


Author: Ali Milles
Director: Philip Franks
Production: The Original Theatre Company

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