Oliver Goldsmith's much-loved 18th century comic masterpiece
Old-fashioned country Squire Hardcastle has a foolish fashionable wife, an oafish step-son, and a surprisingly sensible and beautiful daughter. He hopes for a marriage between his daughter Kate and the son of his best friend, Charles Marlow, a young man who seems perfect in every way apart from his excruciating shyness in the presence of respectable ladies. Mrs Hardcastle hopes for a marriage between her son Tony Lumpkin and her ward, the heiress Constance Neville.
But Tony is far more interested in local girl Bet Bouncer and Constance is far more interested in her secret fiancé George Hastings, Charles Marlow's best friend. When Marlow and Hastings get lost en route to visit Hardcastle, Tony Lumpkin tells them they will never reach their destination that night and directs them to an Inn; but the "Inn" is in fact his step-father's house.
The scene is set for a series of comic misunderstandings and misadventures: in the words of the play's sub-title,"The Mistakes of a Night".
at the Welsh Church Hall
In advance £8 (£5 concessions)|
On the door £9 (£6 concessions)
Special rate for parties*
Fri 31st May 2019, 8pm
*Buy nine tickets, get a tenth full price ticket free. Only available with online bookings. Pay for the full number of tickets online: we will reimburse you the cost of your free ticket(s) at the door
|Old Sir Charles Marlow|
|Maid, Inkeeper, Servants, Villagers|
|Front of House Managers|