The Croft

The Croft

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The Original Theatre Company present

Gwen Taylor in

The Croft

A thriller by Ali Milles

Directed by Philip Franks

Based on a true story

National Tour Spring 2020 

In the remote Scottish Highlands two women arrive at a former Crofters Hut in the deserted village of Coillie Ghille. When suddenly the weekend getaway takes an unexpected turn. Cut off from the modern world, Laura and Suzanne find themselves drawn into the dark history of the Croft and the lives that passed before them.

In this bold and haunting new play the present interweaves with the past as ancient tales surface and the terrifying truth lurking In the Croft is revealed.

Directed by award-winning director Philip Franks (The Habit of Art) and produced by The Original Theatre Company (The Habit of Art, The Night Watch, Birdsong), The Croftwill be setting pulses racing this Spring.

Starring national treasure Gwen Taylor  – best know to millions of fans as the star of the hit TV show Barbara. Her other notable television contributions include the BAFTA-nominated series A Bit of A Doas well as regular fixtures Ann Foster in Coronation Streetand Peg in Heartbeat.

Age guidance 12+

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Show, reviews, cast and production details

In the remote Scottish Highlands two women arrive at a former Crofters Hut in the deserted village of Coillie Ghille. When suddenly the weekend getaway takes an unexpected turn. Cut off from the modern world, Laura and Suzanne find themselves drawn into the dark history of the Croft and the lives that passed before them.

In this bold and haunting new play the present interweaves with the past as ancient tales surface and the terrifying truth lurking In the Croft is revealed.

Directed by award-winning director Philip Franks (The Habit of Art) and produced by The Original Theatre Company (The Habit of Art, The Night Watch, Birdsong), The Croftwill be setting pulses racing this Spring.

Starring national treasure Gwen Taylor  – best know to millions of fans as the star of the hit TV show Barbara. Her other notable television contributions include the BAFTA-nominated series A Bit of A Doas well as regular fixtures Ann Foster in Coronation Streetand Peg in Heartbeat.

Age Guidance: 12+

CAST

Gwen Taylor

CREATIVE TEAM

Philip Franks l Director

 

 

22 – 25 January

Everyman Theatre Main House, Cheltenham

www.everymantheatre.org.uk/m-shows/the-croft/

 

11 – 15 February

Darlington Hippodrome

www.darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk/whats-on/the-croft/

 

24 – 29 February

Palace Theatre, Southend

southendtheatres.org.uk/Online/tickets-the-croft-southend-2020

 

16 – 21 March

Fairfield Hall

www.fairfield.co.uk/whats-on/the-croft/