a collection of short plays by Michael Corbidge and Yvonne Heald
16th - 20th July
2 shows per night - see below for full schedule
£10 / £8
Four monologues, writtend and directed by Michael Corbidge.
Four women each tell of a jig-saw piece in their own life-scape. Four condensed, concentrated, intensified moments. Four stories across decades of existing. Four magnified moments that are every woman.
ONE BED THREE PILLOWS
Wednesday 17th & Friday 19th
The life and times of a bed and the four generations it serviced. A silent witness. Ever faithful. Ever true.
Starring Martha Gray
An actress with issues of pathological lying and lateness bemoans her lot as she languishes ‘kidnapped’ in an empty theatre studio.
Starring Rebecca Morris
A woman meets a man half her age. She starts an illicit affair. Another woman in a in a ‘far-off land’ is traded and sold and resold. It is the same person?
Starring Georgie Rhys
FRIDGE MAGNET SYNDROME
Tuesday 16th & Saturday 20th (matinee)
When is a Mother not a Mother? When her fridge is empty? All that’s left is the cold womb in her kitchen, empty, frigid and desperate for content.
Starring Georgie Rhys
Two one-act plays, written and directed by Yvonne Heald.
THE TALKING ROOM
Wednesday 17th, Friday 19th and Saturday 20th
A dissection of the human condition is performed by the waspish Roger the feisty Elizabeth and their offspring.
Starring Georgie Rhys, Ian Crowe and James Gulliford
COURAGE OF ONE'S CONVICTIONS
Tuesday 16th, Thursday 18th and Saturday 20th (matinee)
In the desert, the conflict between Islam and the West perpetuates, but a conversation between enemies show that a reconciliation might be on the cards.
Starring Richard Oliver, Ryan Ellis and Stephano Campodifiori
We currently offer a concessionary rate to the following groups: Over 60s, Under 16s, Disability and Carer, Students with a valid student ID, Unemployed, Equity Member with a valid Equity Card, Actor Centre Members. Additonal accepted criteria may apply to individual productions, please contact [email protected] for more information.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance begins. We cannot guarantee entry to the performance once it has begun. The Actors Centre reserves the right to refuse entry.