Programme - What's on in 2020

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19,20,21 March 2020

The Stepmother

By Githa Sowerby Directed by Rosemary Nice
"A man must be prepared to support his wife in the style to which she has been accustomed" A play about a respectable home in leafy Chilworth, a working wife and mother, a full-time job and an inheritance and written by a feminist woman in 1924. This is a remarkable rediscovered piece and as relevant for our day as it was for Githa Sowerby’s.
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18,19,20 June 2020

The Mysteries

By Tony Harrison Director/MD Jane Haines
THE MYSTERIES by Tony Harrison is an adaptation of the York, Wakefield, Chester and Coventry cycles of the Mystery Plays. We are presenting the first of the three plays, to be performed in St Peter’s Church, Henfield to celebrate the 1250th anniversary of it's foundation.
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17,18,19 October 2020

Pressure

By David Haig Directed by Angela Reid
D-Day, June 1944. The Allied forces led by General Eisenhower are poised to launch. 350,000 lives are at stake and the decision of whether or not to attack comes down to the most important weather forecast of all time. The play centres on the true story of James Stagg and Operation Overlord, in…
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7,8,9,January 2021

Hans Christian Andersen

Music by Frank Loesser Directed by Susanna Seaford
Countless generations of children have been raised on the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen. From "The Ugly Duckling" to "The Little Mermaid," these stories have sparked many young imaginations for centuries. Now with music by legendary composer Frank Loesser, Hans Christian Andersen is a…
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14th, 15th and 16th May

Blood Brothers – Youth Theatre Workshop and production

By Willy Russell, directed by Karen Blunden
Following on from the recent, resounding success of “The Sound of Music”, and in particular the incredible talent and enthusiasm of the young cast of this production, HTC is excited to launch a YOUTH THEATRE group with its first ensemble workshop production of Willy Russell’s acclaimed play, BLOOD…