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Our 2016-2017 Season...
Some of our productions may contain adult themes, bad language or smoking. If you have a particular concern about attending one of our shows please contact us for further details.
By Carol Ann Duffy, adapted by Melly Sills
Friday 30 June & Saturday 1 July, 7.30pm
The Garrick Youth, Juniors and Intermediates present seven dark and enchanting folktales from around the world in the Garrick main auditorium. Each story is told in Duffy's magical prose and Melly Sills has adapted these especially for the stage. Tickets are only £5 each.
Murder Mystery at the Garrick!
Summer School Production
Monday 21 to Friday 25 August, 8.30pm
This is a devised piece performed by our Summer School students. Our young performers will be creating an action-packed, fun-filled, 'whodunnit' performance over the course of a week. Guaranteed to make you laugh and suitable for the whole family. Tickets are £3 and are payable on the door.
Our 17-18 Season...
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse, by the Goodale Brothers
9-16 Sep 2017, 7.30pm
A superbly madcap farce featuring Wodehouse's immortal characters. Join aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and his dutiful valet Jeeves as a country house weekend takes a turn for the worse. This Olivier award winning play is hilariously bonkers!
by William Shakespeare
14-21 October 2017, 7,30pm
Dark, mysterious, blood-curdling classic! Macbeth receives a prophecy from three witches that one day he'll be King. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth takes the throne for himself.
The Vertical Hour
by David Hare
15-18 November 2017, 7.30pm
Framed in the deceptively benign conversations between a former war correspondent who covered the 2003 Iraq war, her students, boyfriend and his father, the action quickly develops into an uncompromising and dangerous interrogation of motive and outcome.
by Mary Chase
9-16 December 2017, 7.30pm
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought to be insane. But he may be wiser than anyone knows! This Pulitzer Prize winning play was famously filmed with James Stewart in 1950.
by Joe Penhall
10-13 January 2018, 7.30pm
In a London psychiatric hospital a patient claims to be the son of an African dictator, a story that becomes unnervingly plausible. A tale of race, madness and a Darwinian power-struggle at the heart of a dying NHS.
The Thrill of Love
by Amanda Whittington
27 Jan - 3 Feb 2018, 7.30pm
This gripping drama from the writer of Be My Baby and Ladies Down Under, tells the true story of Ruth Ellis - the nightclub manager who, in 1955, shot and killed her womanising lover and became the last woman to hang in Britain.
By Ned Glasier and Emily Lim with Company Three
Inside every adolescent brain 86 billion neurons connect and collide. They produce the most frustrating, chaotic and exhilarating changes that will ever happen to any of us.
by Peter Shaffer
10-17 March 2018, 7.30pm
A psychiatrist is confronted with a boy who's blinded six horses. The psychological puzzle turns into something far more complex and disturbing. A view of man’s need to worship and the distortions forced on that need by so-called civilised society.
After the Dance
By Terence Rattigan
21-28 April 2019, 7.30pm
A portrait of a group of hard-partying bright young things on the eve of World War Two. Superbly depicting the sadness of these doomed fantasists as well as their lavishness.
by David Lindsay-Abaire
16-19 May 2018, 7.30pm
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down when their young son dies in an accident. Becca tries to redefine her existence in a surreal landscape and begins a mysterious relationship with the teenage driver of the car that killed her son.
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
by Constance Cox, based on the short story by Oscar Wilde
16-23 June 2018, 7.30pm
An improbable comedy depicting the bungling and nonsensical goings-on in the life of Lord Arthur Savile on his journey to the altar.