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Making Great Theatre Since 1948

Making great theatre since 1948 - come and join our community! That "funny little house on the corner" of Bromley Road houses a fantastic amateur theatre group, producing up to 15 See details

Previous Productions: The Witches

The Witches by Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood. Directed by Alex Horner and Emma Berryman. "This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches."  'Real witches' - not the See details

Previous Productions: The Herbal Bed

The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan, directed by Mike Darbon.  King James I is on the throne, the Church of England, as now, is riven with argument and while the veteran See details

Previous Productions: Flare Path

Flare Path by Terence Rattigan, directed by Fleur Buckley  "What I say is, there's a war on, and things have got to be a bit different, and we've just got to get See details

Previous Productions: Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Christopher Hampton. Directed by Jonathan Evans Newly married Hedda, daughter to the late General Gabler, returns from her long honeymoon. Dreading a future of stultifying See details

The Last of the Haussmans PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 November 2015 00:00

by Stephen BeresfordThe Last of the Hausmans poster

Directed by Malcolm Jones

Performances:

Monday 8th – Saturday 13th February 2016, 8.00pm

Anarchic feisty but growing old, high society drop-out Judy Haussman remains in spirit with the Ashrams of the 1960s while holding court in her dilapidated Art Deco house on the Devon coast.

After an operation, she's joined by wayward offspring Nick and Libby, sharp-eyed granddaughter Summer, local doctor Peter, and Daniel, a troubled teenager who makes use of the family's crumbling swimming pool. Together they share a few sweltering months as they alternately cling to and flee this louche and chaotic world of all-day drinking, infatuations, long-held resentments, free love and failure.

Stephen Beresford's The Last of the Haussmans examines the fate of the revolutionary generation and offers a funny, touching and at times savage portrait of a family full of longing that's losing its grip.

 

Cast:
Nick: Craig Seamons
Peter: Simon Waterfield
Judy: Fleur Buckley
Summer: Lauren Seamons
Dan: Daniel Ryan
Libby: Sue Williams

 

Tickets are £8.00 (£6.00 concessions) and available from the Box Office on 07500 908331

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