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Arcadia

Arcadia
by Tom Stoppard

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 A B O U T


"It is a defect of God's humour that he directs our hearts everywhere but to those who have a right to them."

Sidley Park , Derbyshire, 1809: Thirteen year old Thomasina Coverly sits solving algebra amidst chaos. Her tutor is being courted by her mother, a poet's wife is sleeping with everyone but her husband, and a landscape gardener is mutilating the ha-ha.

Sidley Park , Derbyshire, 2008: Amongst the usual chaos of sex, death, mathematics and horticulture, rival academics battle to solve the chaos of two hundred years earlier.

Tom Stoppard's witty and intelligent play was a smash hit when it premiered in 1993, prompting the Telegraph to state that "I have never left a play more convinced that I'd just witnessed a masterpiece".

With his characteristic eye for the absurdness of life and ear for sparkling dialogue, Tom Stoppard explores the weight of history on the present day, and the universal ideas of love and sex that ultimately unite the centuries. In merging science with human ideals, " Arcadia" is a play full of yearning, joy and the possibilities of the present.

 W H E R E   &   W H E N   &   H O W   M U C H

at the Welsh Church Hall

£6 adults
£3 concessions

advance booking only
Online booking subject to a transaction fee

Thu 10 April 2008, 8pm
Fri 11 April 2008, 8pm
Sat 12 April 2008, 3 and 8pm

C A S T

Thomasina Coverly

Maeve McClenaghan

Septimus Hodge

James Daybell

Jellaby

Bob Bird

Ezra Chater

Vaughan Thomas

Richard Noakes

Steve Simler

Lady Croom

Hilary Benson

Captain Brice

Matthew House

Hannah Jarvis

Angela Peachey

Chloe Coverly

Cara Dattani

Bernard Nightingale

Gary Adams

Valentine Coverly

Dean Brown

Gus/Augustus

James Martinelli

 P R O D U C T I O N   T E A M

Director

Dan Usztan

Assistant Director

Adam Walker

Producer

Cathy Love

Lighting/Sound

Peter Raggett

Costume Supervisor

Louise Denny

 P A R T I C I P A T E  


The production is now cast. Any further opportunities to participate will appear here.

 P O S T E R


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