The Daughter-in-Law

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Minnie has big ambitions for her new marriage to Luther Gascoyne, but Luther's mother has ideas of her own. When she discovers explosive news about one of Luther's old flames, Luther's mother shakes the foundations of her daughter-in-law's new life.
The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Started: Wednesday 23 May 2018
Closed: Saturday 23 June 2018
Running time:2 hrs 20 mins (approx, inc interval)
Age suitability: 12+

Background


Set in the heat of the 1912 miners' strike, The Daughter-in-Law is a searing and unforgettable drama about heartache, inequality and the ties that bind.


D H Lawrence's groundbreaking play receives its first London staging in over 15 years.


Note: there will be a post-show discussion on Thursday 31 May with the director and members of the company.


Free for same-day ticket-holders.


Synopsis


"Children they are, these men, but my word, they're revengeful children."


Minnie has big ambitions for her new marriage to Luther Gascoyne, but Luther's mother Mrs Gascoyne has ideas of her own.


When she discovers explosive news about one of Luther's old flames, Mrs Gascoyne shakes the foundations of her daughter-in-law's new life.


The battle-lines are drawn for an emotional struggle that could tear the whole family apart.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 23 May 2018

Press night:Tuesday 29 May 2018

Closes:Saturday 23 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 8‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£20, £16, £15

Standard:
£22, £20, £15

Cast


Tessa Bell-Briggs - Mrs Purdy

Matthew Biddulph - Joe Gascoyne

Harry Hepple - Luther Gascoyne

Ellie Nunn - Minnie Gascoyne

Veronica Roberts - Mrs Gascoyne


Creatives


Author: D H Lawrence
Director: Jack Gamble
Designer: Louie Whitemore
Lighting: Geoff Hense
Sound: Dinah Mullen

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