The Finborough Theatre in September to November 2011


Three productions coming up September to November 2011 at the Finborough Theatre, a fringe venue in Earl's Court, west London...

20 Aug to 1 Oct 2011
Lullabies of Broadmoor – A Broadmoor Quartet two double bills by Steve Henneessy, in repertoire. Four linked plays, which weave together the closely linked stories of five of Broadmoor’s most notorious inmates of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century with the stories of those they murdered. Venus at Broadmoor & The Demon Box. play in repertoire with The Murder Club & Wilderness. All directed by Chris Loveless.

4 to 29 Oct 2011
Mixed marriage by St John Ervine. Directed by Sam Yates. Set in Ireland before partition. As the city's factories come out on strike, John Rainey, the respected head of a Protestant family, acts to calm the sectarian tension being stirred up by politicians for their own ends. On the streets, Rainey successfully unites Catholic and Protestant against the machinations of the factory owners, the nationalists and the Orangemen. But at home, passions rise when Rainey discovers that his son wants to marry the beautiful, innocent Nora, a Catholic...

1 to 26 Nov 2011
Fanta Orange by Sally Woodcock. Directed by Gareth Machin. Inspired by a real-life Amnesty International report, Fanta Orange is a tale that gets under the skin of modern Africa. Regina is a Kenyan house servant. Roger is her white farmer boss. The two share a curious bond. Enter Ronnie, a privileged young English girl whom Roger discovers holed up in the bush, studying the bizarre practice of dirt-eating among local tribes. Soon both women are pregnant by Roger and a saga unfolds which turns every racial and sexual preconception on its head.

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