The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre presents
LADIES OF LETTERS
by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman
Adapted by Olivier Award-winner Jonathan Harvey (Coronation Street, Gimme Gimme Gimme)
Starring Tessa Peake-Jones (Grantchester, Only Fools and Horses) and Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses, EastEnders), and directed by Joanna Read.
Irene Spencer and Vera Small, two suburban women in their sixties, battle the big issues of the 21st century, from climate change protest and accidental imprisonment, to handy recipes for tasty petit fours and how to get stains out of slacks. They are best frenemies. Using the long lost artform of letter writing, they freely vent their views on their ungrateful children, how to find love at 60, and, on each other.
Ladies of Letters is a riotously funny, sharply observant comedy, packed with acidic detail that women navigating ungrateful families and M&S in an unforgiving world know so well.
Originally written for BBC Radio 4, running for 13 years, Ladies of Letters also became a hugely popular ITV series.
Tue 10 - Sat 14 May: 7.30pm: £27, £25, £22, £14; Disabled/WCU/Unwaged/Student/Young Scot/Under 26 £21, £19, £16, £14 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)
Thu 12 + Sat 14 May: 2.30pm: £25, £24, £20, £14; Disabled/WCU/Unwaged/Student/Young Scot/Under 26 £19, £17, £15, £14 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)