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Absurd Person Singular

29th June 2021 - 3rd July 2021

 

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR BY ALAN AYCKBOURN

Directed by Michael Cabot

Set Design by Simon Scullion

Lighting Design by Andy Grange

Costume Design by Kate Lyons

Three married couples. Three kitchens. Three Christmas parties.

Sidney Hopcroft, a small-time tradesman, persuades wife Jane to throw a party hoping to find favour with a bank manager and local architect. As celebrations begin, class differences and naked ambition combine to hilarious effect as, one by one, the characters seek refuge in Jane’s kitchen.

Over the next two years, the Jacksons and Brewster-Wrights take turns to host festivities. But Sidney’s star has begun to rise and roles are increasingly reversed as the cracks in the other couples’ marriages begin to show.

Alan Ayckbourn’s comic masterpiece of social climbing in 1970s suburbia fuses a potent mix of farce and black comedy.

‘A master of comic ingenuity.’ The Guardian

This event was originally due to take place in May and September 2020. We are currently in the process of calling customers by phone in order to exchange tickets.  Please email rachel@malvern-theatres.co.uk  to request an exchange.

Details

Start:
29th June 2021
End:
3rd July 2021
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Venue

Festival Theatre
Grange Road
Malvern, WR14 3HB

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Price:
1st Night & Wed Mat: £25.20, £21.84, £18.48, £15.12 & £11.76
Wed-Thurs Eve & Sat Mat: £27.44, £24.08, £20.72, £17.36 & £14
Fri & Sat Eve: £29.68, £26.32, £22.96, £19.60 & £16.24
£2 concessions over 60s/unwaged Under 26s £8.96
Members’ discounts apply
Price includes 12% booking fee
Show Times:
Tuesday 29th June to Saturday 3rd July 2020
Eves at 7.30pm
Thurs & Sat Mats at 2.30pm

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