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 (Barbara, A Bit of A Do, Coronation Street, Heartbeat), Caroline Harker (Middlemarch, A Touch of Frost), Drew Cain (Emmerdale), Lucy Doyle and Simon Roberts. 

Age guidance 12+

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The Details

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 (Barbara, A Bit of A Do, Coronation Street, Heartbeat), Caroline Harker (Middlemarch, A Touch of Frost), Drew Cain (Emmerdale), Lucy Doyle and Simon Roberts. 

Age Guidance: 12+

CAST

Gwen Taylor l Enid

Caroline Harker l Suzanne / Ruth

Drew CainDavid / Alec

Lucy Doyle l Laura / Eilene

Simon Roberts l Tom / Patrick

CREATIVE TEAM

Ali Milles l Playwright

Philip Franks l Director

Adrian Linford l Design

Chris Davey l Lighting

Max Pappenheim l Sound

 

 

22 – 25 January

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

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

 

27 January – 1 February

Derby Theatre

www.derbytheatre.co.uk

On sale soon

 

4 – 8 February

Perth Theatre

www.horsecross.co.uk

On sale soon

 

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

 

11 – 14 March

Cambridge Arts Theatre

www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

On sale soon

 

16 – 21 March

Ashcroft Playhouse, Fairfield Halls, Croydon

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

 

24 – 28 March

Theatr Clwyd, Mold

www.theatrclwyd.com/en/whats-on/the-croft/

 

31 March – 4 April

Richmond Theatre

www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-croft/richmond-theatre/

 

6 – 11 April

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk

On sale soon

 

15 – 18 April

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

www.belgrade.co.uk/event/the-croft-by-ali-miles/