Category Archives: Theatre

Three Men in a Boat

By Richard |

After the huge success of Old Herbaceous, GSP productions are back with a rip-roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat, with Giles Shenton (Old Herbaceous himself!) playing the part of Jerome K Jerome. Join Jerome as he recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two […]

A Room of One’s Own  

By Richard |

By Virginia Woolf The award-winning creators of Female Gothic, Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Orlando, The Time Machine, Christmas Gothic and Dalloway return with a 21st century take on Virginia Woolf’s celebrated pre-TED talk (Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference). Take a wry, amusing, and incisive trip through the history of literature, feminism, […]

Eugene

By Richard |

In the not-too-distant future, millionaire and inventor (think Elon Musk with a further attitude problem) ‘Hugh’ (Daniel Nicholas) from Hu-Bris industries is launching the first superhuman artificial intelligence at a press conference. And you’re invited. ‘Eugene’ is a show about what happens when we give technology the power over us, with an anthropomorphic power point. […]

Done to Death by Jove

By Richard |

Written and performed by Gavin Robertson and Nicholas Collett. “The 39 Steps” meets Agatha Christie via Holmes and Watson! A cast of six bring a comic flurry of suspects and sleuths together to discover whodunnit, and how… Except, well… four of the cast are stuck by the side of the M6 in the van, and […]

Yes! Yes! UCS!

By Richard |

It’s 1971 and Aggy McGraw, straight out of school, gets an office job at Fairfields shipyard in Govan a week before the new Tory government decides to stop any investment in what they call ‘lame duck’ industries, which includes shipbuilding on the Clyde. Facing an uncertain future, she has nothing to lose, except her job, […]

Testament Of Yootha

By Richard |

Actress/writer Caroline Burns Cooke comes to Ropery Hall with her third show that examines the life of glamorous sitcom legend Yootha Joyce. Caroline brings her whole story, from her birth on Wandsworth Common, through Yootha’s fantastic theatrical and sitcom career (and all the personal stuff alongside) to her death and alcoholism at the age of […]

Howerd’s End

By Richard |

Written by Mark FarrellyStarring Simon Cartwright as Frankie Howerd and Mark Farrelly as Dennis Heymer Can you imagine being terrified of your own happiness? You can? Then let’s begin… Frankie Howerd was one of Britain’s most loved comedians for half a century. But he had a secret. And the secret’s name was Dennis. This brand-new […]

A Warning to the Curious

By cannon303 |

Two Ghost Stories by M R James M R James first wrote his ghost stories to perform to friends in King’s College Cambridge in the year leading up to World War One. Now, over a century after its first publication, Nunkie Theatre Company has bought two of the eeriest and most entertaining back to life […]

Holmes and Watson 

By cannon303 |

Before slipping into well-earned retirement, Sherlock Holmes has prevailed upon his long-time companion Dr Watson, his landlady Mrs Hudson and Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard to join him in a farewell tour of the British Isles. For the first time ever they will re-enact one of the detective’s most baffling unrecorded cases – The Case […]

The Ghost Of A Smile,

By cannon303 |

From the team that brought you “Spitfire Solo”, “Bond!”, and “The Six-Sided Man” comes the perfect ghostly experience as we head towards Christmas! Two of Charles Dickens’ creepy tales – with a comic twist. Tales with a tingle, but also a giggle! Two yarns to chill and charm! Stories with a shiver and a smile! […]

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