Ayckbourn's "Damsels in Distress" Trilogy Changes Performance Schedule

Ayckbourn's "Damsels in Distress" Trilogy Changes Performance Schedule

Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy of plays Damsels in Distress, will change its performance schedule from Monday 30 Sep 02 at the Duchess Theatre. Roleplay will be performed Mon to Sat, and FlatSpin and GamePlan will now only be performed on Saturdays.

The plays are directed by Alan Ayckbourn, designed by Roger Glossop with lighting by Mick Hughes, and are currently taking bookings to 30 Nov 02.

Damsels in Distress , opened at the Duchess Theatre 7th Sep 02, to good notices from the popular press: DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "This wonderful company ensures you are never bored for a moment";TIME OUT says, "The action is always superbly paced."THE INDEPENDENT says, "The zest of the company is unflagging."

Although entirely separate plays, these three new comedies have been specifically written to be performed by the same cast.

(Performed Mon - Sat Eves, Thurs Mat)
An introductory supper for the parents-in-law to be. An important occasion with the fine planning in order. But no-one has allowed for the arrival of the desperate Paige Petite who literally drops in from the upstairs flat - hotly pursued by the menacing Micky Rale.

(Performed Sat mornings)
A night of romance in a luxurious riverside apartment with a good looking stranger. How can it possibly go wrong for Joanna? But the flat’s not hers, her name isn’t Joanna and heaven knows what the stranger is after.

(Performed Sat afternoons)
Lynette’s business collapses and her husband disappears. She finds herself a single parent with a bleak future. But her teenage daughter tries a last-ditch attempt to save them both. Will her desperate game plan plunge them into deeper trouble?

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