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Whisky Galore

Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre and New Vic Theatre present

Whisky Galore

By Compton MacKenzie Adapted by Philip Goulding Directed by Kevin Shaw

Wednesday 20, Thurs 21 & Saturday 23 June 2018

  • Presented at Belgrade Main stage
  • Tickets: £14.75 - £26.75 Concessions: £9.75 - £24.75

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The islanders of Great and Little Todday are dismayed to find their whisky supply dwindling, as the government diverts the precious stuff to the Americans.

When a 50,000 bottle cargo is shipwrecked close by the islands relief seems to be at hand. Conflict is guaranteed, however, once Paul Waggett of the Home Guard decides to prevent the islanders taking advantage of their good fortune.

This new production, set in 1955, is a tribute to the fearless all-female touring theatre companies of the post-war years. Under the direction of the redoubtable Flora Bellerby, witness the Pallas Players as they play all characters from Mackenzie’s comedy classic, in an adaptation that breathes fresh life into a well-loved masterpiece.

Running time: Approx. 2hrs 20mins, including interval.

Produced by Greek Bloke Productions

Illustration based on a book cover design by Birlinn Ltd, which features an illustration by Paul Bommer.
Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie is available in a gift book edition from Birlinn Ltd. www.birlinn.co.uk/Whisky-Galore

Wed 20 Jun 7:30pm
Thu 21 Jun 2:00pm
Thu 21 Jun 7:30pm
Fri 22 Jun 7:30pm Captioned Performance Cancelled
Sat 23 Jun 2:00pm Audio Described
Sat 23 Jun 7:30pm

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