Autumn/Winter 2020 Book online at theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk
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Welcome to THEATRE ROYAL WINDSOR
AND A SEASON LIKE NO OTHER
3 LOVE LETTERS
2020 has certainly been a rollercoaster year and something none of us could have ever prepared for! We cannot thank you enough for your love and support over the past months: whether you generously donated the cost of your tickets, became a Member, or sent us kind words and letters – your support and generosity is helping our beautiful and historic theatre survive for the future.
4 LOVE FROM A STRANGER 5 THE LADY IN THE VAN 6 LLOYD GEORGE KNEW MY FATHER 7 A THOUSAND CLOWNS 8 CINDERELLA
Following the exciting announcement that Cinderella shall go to the ball, we are delighted to confirm further shows for our Autumn/Winter 2020 Season! We have a fantastic array of leading stage and screen names set to join us this season and we’re expecting more to join! Theatre Royal Windsor has not been closed for a period like this since before WW2 and we cannot wait to welcome you back! Anne-Marie & Jon Woodley, Theatre Co-Directors
Full details of our Covid-secure measures can be found on our website. All measures will be continually reviewed and updated in accordance to the latest guidance issued by the Government.
Theatre Royal Windsor presents The On Air Theatre Company
LOVE FROM A STRANGER
THE LADY IN THE VAN
LLOYD GEORGE KNEW MY FATHER
A THOUSAND CLOWNS
ING FEATUR Y MAN S AR BIG ST
Following on from the recent successes of Murder on Air, Brief Encounter on Air and Mystery on Air, we are thrilled to have teamed up with some of our Windsor ‘On Air’ regulars along with many big star names to bring back live theatre to Windsor! Box Office 01753 853888
Read in an authentic studio setting, these shows will be brought to life with live sound effects in the style of vintage radio drama, live on stage!
SEASON DIRECTED3 BY ROY MARSDEN
MARTIN SHAW AND JENNY SEAGROVE REUNITED AY’S BROADW R TENDE COMEDY SUCCESS
Two great performers of stage and screen take on A.R Gurney’s classic. Judge John Deed’s Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove star as two friends who share a deep closeness through writing intimate letters across a lifetime. When Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party, Melissa writes a thank you note, and a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century is born. Celebrated American productions of this Broadway classic have seen huge star names such as Kathleen Turner, Christopher Walken, Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal. Not to be missed! Box Office 01753 853888
By arrangement with Josef Weinberger Plays Limited
PLEASE NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE TIMES! TUE 13 – SAT 17 OCT
Tue – Sat 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £24 Members 2 for 1 on Tue 13 Oct
Copyright © 1936 Agatha Christie Limited. All Rights Reserved. AGATHA CHRISTIE and the Agatha Christie Signature are registered trademarks of Agatha Christie Limited. All rights reserved.
CLASSIC THRILLER FROM THE QUEEN OF CRIME
STAR G CASTIN E TO B ED UNC N AN O
PLEASE NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE TIMES!
Love can be murderous … A whirlwind romance with a charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet. She recklessly abandons her old life to move in with him in a remote country cottage, but she begins to suspect that her new love is hiding a dark secret and, as tensions rise, finds herself caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. Agatha Christie’s gripping psychological thriller premiered in the West End and on Broadway in 1936, and was filmed the following year starring Ann Harding and Basil Rathbone. Box Office 01753 853888
TUE 20 – SAT 24 OCT
Tue – Sat 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £24 Members 2 for 1 on Tue 20 Oct
BENNETT’S MOST-LOVED PLAY
STAR G CASTIN E TO B ED OUNC N N A PLEASE NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE TIMES! TUE 27 – SAT 31 OCT
The hilarious and touching real-life story that was made into a hit film starring Dame Maggie Smith. Based on the true story of Alan Bennett’s unique friendship with Mary Shepherd. After allowing her to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home for three months, the eccentric Miss Shepherd ended up residing there for 15 years!
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Tue – Sat 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £24 Members 2 for 1 on Tue 27 Oct
STARRING FELICITY KENDAL & TOM CONTI
SPECIAL GUEST STAR CHARLIE STEMP PLEASE NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE TIMES! Legendary TV and theatre actress, The Good Life’s Felicity Kendal, iconic film and stage actor Tom Conti, and Charlie Stemp, double Olivier nominated ‘Best actor in a Musical’ for his role in Half a Sixpence, star in William Douglas Home’s hilarious comedy. When Lady Boothroyd hears that the authorities are determined to drive a road through her grounds she announces her intention to kill herself the moment the bulldozers start on their shameful work. At first disbelieving, the family at length realizes to their horror that this is no joke. Box Office 01753 853888
TUE 3 – SAT 7 NOV
Tue – Sat 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm Tickets from £24 Members 2 for 1 on Tue 3 Nov
WILL YOUNG MAKES HIS WINDSOR DEBUT
PLEASE NOTE NEW PERFORMANCE TIMES! Olivier-award nominated, multi-platinum recording artist, and star of the silver screen, Will Young stars in Herb Gardner’s witty comedy-drama. He will be joined by star of Coronation Street and The Bill, Andrew Lancel, and his real-life son Isaac Lancel-Watkinson.
TUE 10 –
It is 1962 and Uncle Murray Burns is endeavouring to rear his precocious nephew in New York City. When social services arrive on the scene to ensure that the nephew is receiving a proper upbringing, he finds himself solving their problems and mayhem ensues.
Tickets from £24
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SAT 14 NOV
Tue – Sat 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat 2.30pm
Members 2 for 1 on Tue 10 Nov
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