Stars head to Essex for Frinton Summer Theatre season

Frinton Summer Theatre line up

Stella Gonet, Pamela Miles, Matilda Ziegler, Flora Montgomery and Ben Stock are among actors lined up for this year’s Frinton Summer Theatre. Known as the UK’s oldest remaining repertory theatre, it is returning for its 78th season, with seven productions running from July 11 to August 27 under producer Clive Brill at The McGrigor Hall in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex. The programme opens with Strangers on a Train, adapted from the classic Patricia Highsmith thriller by Craig Warner – the dramatisation used in the award-winning 2013 production in London’s West End. Directed by Jonathan Tafler, it stars Abram Rooney, whose most recent roles include Christopher in A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the West End and Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Union Theatre, who plays the sociopathic Charles Bruno alongside Christopher Weeks as Guy Haines and Molly Chesworth as Anne with Nesba Crenshaw, Kieron Jecchinis, William Meredith … Read more

REVIEW: Arcadia, Theatre Royal Brighton Then On Tour ✭✭✭

Arcadia English Touring Theatre

It’s a symphony of wit and wisdom wrapped up in a puzzle, a puzzle which is shattered and then, like a fiendishly difficult jigsaw puzzle, is put back together piece by piece. There are no unanswered questions at the end, no conundrums to ponder about the narrative. Stoppard ensures that everything works and that the humour and humanity of the piece is the lasting impression.

Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia To Tour In 2015

Arcadia Tom Stoppard

CLICK FOR TOM STOPPARD’S ARCADIA TOUR DATES BELOW English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Brighton Productions have announced a new touring production of Tom Stoppard’s comedy masterpiece Arcadia. This tour will be the first major national tour since 1993, opening in Brighton on 30 January 2015 the tour will then take in Bath, Bromley, Woking, Aylesbury, Truro, Birmingham, Cambridge, Malvern and Oxford. In a stately home in 19th century rural Derbyshire , secret desires and professional rivalries take hold of the residents of Sidley Park. The daughter of the house, Thomasina Coverly, is a bright and talented pupil tutored by Byron’s friend Septimus Hodge, who makes a startling discovery well ahead of her time. In the present day, academics Hannah Jarvis and Bernard Nightingale attempt to piece together the fragments of truth that tell her story. Arcadia explores the delicate relationship between past and present, and is a witty and … Read more

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