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The Salisbury Playhouse The Group visits The Salisbury Playhouse
The Group Co-ordinator is Sheila Herring (Frome 471797)

The Theatre Group attends THURSDAY MATINEES at the Salisbury Playhouse. These always start at 2.15pm. Subject to a minimum of 20 tickets ordered, the price is £14.50 per ticket. Otherwise it is £16.00 per ticket. A firm booking, with payment, is required two months in advance of each performance. Cheques are preferred and should be made payable to 'Sheila Herring.' It is possible to obtain a credit provided a minimum of two days' notice of a cancellation is given.

If transport is a problem, it is usually possible to find a driver with a spare seat. Most people drive to the 'Park and Ride' and take the bus either directly to the theatre (alight at the bridge) or into the town centre. There is no charge for the 'Park and Ride' if you have a bus pass. Sheila will be seated in the theatre foyer prior to each performance to hand out tickets. The bus stop to return to the 'Park and Ride' is a few yards to the left of the zebra crossing on the main road.

Seats have been reserved and bookings have been made for the following productions:

Murder by Philip Meeks

Thursday 15th February

A comedy thriller. Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford should never have been friends. But they were. Agatha didn't want Margaret to bring her precious Miss Marple to life in film and Margaret thought 'murder' was sordid, but she had another reason for resisting the role. She had a terrible secret. As Agatha and Margaret play tug of war with Marple, Agatha unearths the shocking truth buried in Margaret's past.

Quartet by Ronald Harwood

Thursday 15th March

Quartet is the charming story of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home where rumours are circulating that a new resident is about to arrive. Jean then arrives. Old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds. But the show must go on - can the once-famous quartet patch up their differences in time for a special gala concert?

Betrayal based on the novel by J Meade Falkner

Thursday 3rd May

A new musical based on the classic book. Haunted by the ghost of the marauding pirate, Blackbeard, Moonfleet is a village of intrigue and drama where shadowy smugglers lurk. Against this backdrop, young orphan John Trenchard dreams of Blackbeard's long lost treasure and the wealth and happiness it could bring. Romance and mystery intertwine in a thrilling tale of moving intensity.

Love on the LinksBetrayal from the golfing stories of P G Wodehouse

Thursday 21st June

In the rarefied surroundings of Wood Hills Golf Club, in deepest Surrey, all is very genteel. The Oldest Member is having a snooze. It's soon time however for him to wake up and regale us with stories of seduction, canoodling and thwarted love, with help from various other members.

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