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Tell It To The Bees (15)

August 20th - August 22nd
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Marianne & Leonard (12A)

August 22nd 7:45 pm
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PLAYMOBIL: THE MOVIE (U)

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The Anniversary (Malvern Theatre Players)

July 16th - July 21st

 

Malvern Theatre Players

THE ANNIVERSARY 

by Bill Macilwraith

Every year since her husband died, Mum has held an anniversary party (despite the absence of her husband) which she has always insisted all the family must attend. Her three grown-up sons are still dominated by their scalpel-tongued, deviously possessive mother, both in their daily business and personal lives, a woman who usually manages to make them do whatever she wants, regardless of their own family needs.

This year they gather as usual, but the worms turn and fearing she is losing control over her sons, Mum resorts to the most despicable means and tricks to try to keep them close to her.

This deliciously dark comedy was made into a memorable film starring Bette Davis as the Mother from Hell.

“Bill Macilwraith’s comedy of family power play is a vicious delight.”  Financial Times

“A comedy, at once outrageously funny and enjoyably creepy.” Daily Telgraph

“A selection box of witty insults and put downs.”  Evening Standard

“… the hate-ridden humour always drawing a well-balanced mixture of gasps and guffaws.” Sunday Citizen

 

To hear an exclusive interview with Director Gill Young and cast member Sue Lupton, please click HERE.

Details

Start:
July 16th
End:
July 21st
Event Categories:
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Venue

Coach House Theatre
Grange Rd
Malvern, WR14 3HA

Other

Price:
£16, £12 Over 60s and Unwaged
Prices include Malvern Theatres 12% booking fee
Show Times:
Tues 16th to Sat 20th July at 7:30pm
also Sat 20th July at 2:30pm

Event Reviews

  • Lionel

    Excellent production with a terrific cast. Highly recommended. Well done everyone!

  • Hilary

    A really superb production, hilarious and very well cast. The Coach House Theatre is a little gem and The Malvern Players did themselves well proud!


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