The Daughter-in-Law

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In Nottinghamshire, 1912, trouble is brewing in the mines - and simmering closer to home. When Mrs Gascoyne discovers an explosive secret about her newly-married son, it risks the hard-earned security of her daughter-in-law.
The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Started: Thursday 10 January 2019
Closed: Saturday 2 February 2019
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, never performed in his lifetime, entwines the struggles of a young married couple with those of a community on strike.


Following a sold-out first run, and three Off West End award nominations, The Daughter-in-Law transfers to Arcola Studio 1 for four weeks only.


Public booking opens at 12.30pm on Monday 3 September.


Arcola Supporters can book now.


Synopsis


In Nottinghamshire, 1912, trouble is brewing in the mines - and simmering closer to home.


When Mrs Gascoyne discovers an explosive secret about her newly-married son, it risks the hard-earned security of her daughter-in-law.


But Minnie Gascoyne isn't going to settle without a fight.


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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:Thursday 10 January 2019

Press night:Tuesday 15 January 2019

Closes:Saturday 2 February 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Saturday - 3-00pm

Wednesday - 3-00pm (30 Jan)


Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £22

Standard:
£10 - £26

Concessions:

Students / 26 and under - 20% off Standard seats, or join Young Arcola for free to book Value seats at £10.

65 and over - 20% off Standard seats on Mon-Wed evenings and all matinee performances.

People in receipt of disability benefits - free companion with full-price Standard seat or 20% off Standard seat.

People in receipt of unemployment benefits - Value seats at £10 or 20% off Standard seats.

Theatre union members - 10% off Standard seats.

School and college groups (10+) - Best available seats at £12 for Mon-Wed evenings and Wed matinees, one free teacher per 10 students.

Groups (10+) - eleventh ticket free.


Cast


Tessa Bell-Briggs (Mrs Purdy)

Matthew Biddulph (Joe Gascoyne)

Ellie Nunn (Minnie Gascoyne)

Veronica Roberts (Mrs Gascoyne)

Matthew Barker (Luther Gascoyne)


Creatives


Author: D H Lawrence
Director: Jack Gamble
Designer: Louie Whitemore
Lighting: Geoff Hense
Sound: Dinah Mullen
Production: Arcola Theatre and Dippermouth

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