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Emlyn Williams'
Night Must Fall
Autumn 2016

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Torben Betts'
Invincible
Spring 2017

The Original Theatre Company

Award-winning, Uk Based Touring Theatre Company

 

 

STOP PRESS:

Spring 2017 announced – Invincible by Torben Betts 

 

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Coming up…

INVINCIBLE BY TORBEN BETTS

The smash-hit tour returns!

With the recession biting hard, Emily and Oliver have decided to downsize and shift their middle-class London lifestyle to a small town in the north of England.

One night they open their doors and invite next door neighbours, Dawn and Alan into their home.

Over the course of a disastrous evening of olives, anchovies, Karl Marx and abstract art; class and culture collide where the consequences are as tragic as they are hilarious.

From one of the most exciting playwrights to emerge since Alan Ayckbourn, Torben Betts, comes this ‘riotously funny’ production.

‘laugh out loud’ Evening Standard ★★★★

‘a refreshing, Ayckbourn-style comedy’ Daily Mail ★★★★

‘Highly entertaining’ The Times ★★★★

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Currently touring

EMLYN WILLIAMS’ NIGHT MUST FALL

When Dan, a charming, smooth-talking hotel porter arrives unexpectedly at old Mrs Bramsom’s remote woodland home he soon ingratiates his way into her life and that of her beautiful niece Olivia. But when a local woman goes missing and rumours of murder among the household surface in the press, fingers begin to point towards the dashing hotel porter. Has the past finally caught up with Dan and could he really be capable of murder? As the police close in, and with the press baying for blood, is anyone safe?

Master playwright Emlyn Williams’ renowned psychological thriller has all the tension, atmosphere and suspicion of the best British mysteries. It will leave you at the edge of your seat.

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Stories Everywhere

WORLD PREMIERE READINGS OF MONOGAMY

A NEW PLAY BY TORBEN BETTS

The Original Theatre Company has commissioned a new production and invites you to help us develop this new piece of writing for theatre.

Following the success of Invincible, co-produced with Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds last year, playwright Torben Betts has been commissioned to write a brand new play, Monogamy, is due for a major London production in 2018.

Join us and be amongst the first to hear the script in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds this Dec.

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