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WAITING FOR GOD

WAITING FOR GOD

A comedy by Michael Aitkens

Directed by David Grindley

Starring Jeffrey Holland and Nichola McAuliffe

Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M'Lord) and Nichola McAuliffe (Surgical Spirit, Victoria) star in this premiere stage production of the BAFTA Best Comedy Series nominated Waiting For God, which delighted TV audiences across several BBC series in the 1990s. This all-new script is penned by the sitcom's creator Michael Aitkens, whose other credits include Midsomer Murders, and directed by Tony Award winner David Grindley (Journey’s End, Sideways). The cast of nine, led by Holland and Olivier Award winner McAuliffe, also includes double Fringe First Award winner and original One Man, Two Guv'nors cast member David Benson.

All the favourite characters from the original series are reimagined for 2017, facing the challenges that come with growing old disgracefully in the era of the silver surfer. At Bayview Retirement Village, battle-axe extraordinaire Diana Trent conspires with new resident Tom Ballard to give the conniving manager his comeuppance through a hilarious conspiracy with unexpectedly heart-warming results.

 

“An amazing piece of entertainment... sparkling, witty dialogue.” Essential Surrey

“Better than the original TV show." The Sussex Newspaper 

“Very slick, very quick and very funny.” British Theatre Guide 

“The Laughter comes thick and fast.” The Stage

"Waiting for God proved less a bittersweet elegy of old age decline than an affirmation of the adage that while there's life, there's hope." BFI

"Nichola McAuliffe's timing and delivery are impeccable." The Guardian

Mon 12th Jun - Sat 17th Jun
  • Show Times
  • Mon – Sat 8pm, Thu 2.30pm, Sat 4.45pm 

  • Ticket prices
  • Tickets from £15 

  • Members
  • Gold Members and above: 4-4-2 offer only on first night or 4 concession rate tickets Monday – Saturday matinee;

    Silver Members: 2-4-1 offer or £5 off tickets only on first night or two concession rate tickets Monday – Saturday matinee.



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