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Orange Tree Theatre
In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)

Try a story. Yes, a story. We listened to stories when we were young and pink and bawling and now we don't cry in the night.

Two new parents are up in the middle of the night and their baby daughter won't stop crying. They try to soothe her with stories, but the stories tell of a dark and hopeless world outside.

Their fears and anxieties come to life and seep ...

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Sep-Oct
7-20
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

By David Goodale & Robert Goodale, original author PG Wodehouse

Directed by Matt Beresford

What Ho! You are cordially invited to an evening with B.W. Wooster, Esq. He will entertain you with the spiffing tale of how he reconciled the affections of Madeline Bassett and Gussie Fink-Nottle, whilst avoiding amateur dictator Sir Roderick Spode and ...

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September
15-21
   

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Richmond Shakespeare Society
Larkin with Women

by Ben Brown

The year is 1956 and Philip Larkin, one of England's most famous post-war poets, arrives in Hull as the University Librarian. Over the next thirty years, his life will be dominated by three women. Ben Brown's play is a fascinating look at this intriguing poet and his complicated relationships. Despite his selfishness, these three women were drawn ...

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September
15-22
   

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Teddington Theatre Club
The Regina Monologues by Rebecca Russell & Jenny Wafer - Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII by James Cougar Canfield

Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived - Three Catherines, Two Annes and a Jane all married to a man called Henry.

Regina Monologues: Six modern woman with lives both separate and intertwined share their experiences of marriage, love affairs and betrayal plus their loathing of all things ginger. Ladies in Waiting the Judgement of Henry VIII: These same six ...

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October
7-13
   

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Orange Tree Theatre
Roger McGough

Hilarious and surreal, Roger McGough is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of his characteristic wit and wordplay too. We are delighted to welcome this most beloved of British poets to the Orange Tree, to read a selection of vintage, classic and surprising poems. The performance will be followed by a book signing.

Roger McGough's ...

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Oct-Dec
26-1
   

Orange Tree Theatre
Dealing With Clair

Clair works in real estate.

Mike and Liz are selling.

James wants to buy.

He'll only deal with Clair.

Selling houses. It's not forever. Who knows what I'll do? Maybe make a killing and just... disappear. That's right. Vanish.

First seen thirty years ago at the Orange Tree Theatre, where several of Crimp's early plays ...

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Nov-Feb
4-10