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Tells the classic black comedy tale of a sweet little old lady, alone in her house, pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing....Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his gang rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet and eccentric Mrs Wilberforce. The villains plot to involve her unwittingly in Marcus’ brilliantly conceived heist job. The police are left stumped but Mrs Wilberforce becomes wise to their ruse and Marcus concludes that there is only one way to keep the old lady quiet. With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs W. is alone with five desperate men. But who will be forced to face the music?
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Our Review of The Ladykillers
Based on the 1955 film of the same title, this new stage version of 'The Ladykillers' may not boast actors quite as famous as the likes of Peter Sellers or Alec Guinness as the original did, but it is an unqualified success in every respect. Originating at the Liverpool Playhouse, the play has made a well-deserved move to the West End and looks set to enjoy a very healthy run. Read more