Heroes

Written by: Gerald Sibleyras translated by Tom Stoppard Directed by: Tony Hessey

Monday 22nd - Saturday 27th October, 2018

It is 1959 and Gustave, Philippe and Henri – veterans of the First World War – are plotting an escape. They've had enough of the tortures of their confinement: dictatorial captors, untrustworthy fellow prisoners, and far too many birthday parties. Indeed, life in a retired soldiers' home is almost unbearable! So, while keeping each other company on the back patio, they hatch a plan to escape to Indochina or at least to a picnic under the poplars on a nearby hill.

Winner of the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of this French play is playful, bawdy and heartbreakingly funny.


The Cast

Henri - Noel Davenport
Gustave - Lindsay Jones
Philippe - David Vinter

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Important Dates

  • Monday 3rd - Saturday 8th June 2019

    Doubt, A Parable

  • Saturday 6th July 2019 (10am-12noon)

    Technical Crew Selection for 'Day in Palace Court Theatre'

  • Friday 12th July 2019, 7.30pm

    Read Through: Mystery at Greenfingers by JB Priestley

  • Sunday 14th July 2019, 7.30pm

    Auditions: Mystery at Greenfingers by JB Priestley

  • Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd August 2019

    Tic Tac Toe Theatre

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