Written and Directed by Alan Ayckbourn
When families get together to celebrate a special occasion, there’s a danger that all hell will break loose. Particularly if you happen to be trapped for several days with all your relatives and copious amounts of alcohol…
Neville and Belinda are hosting their extended family over a long weekend. The presence of two tyrannical uncles – Bernard, whose ham-fisted annual puppet shows are a source of dread to young and old alike, and TV addict Harvey – promises to stir up trouble from the start and that’s before you add to the mix broken toys, creaking marriages and guest novelist Clive, whose relationship with Belinda’s sister Rachel is going nowhere, causing him to look for love elsewhere.
Directed by the author, don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a sparkling new production of a classic Ayckbourn comedy.
What the critics said about the National Theatre’s 2010
production of Season’s Greetings:
‘One of his finest works’
The Daily Telegraph
‘Mordantly hilarious… a classic of drunken disasters and misrouted passions’
Dine Out at the Bistro (evening shows)
Enjoy a relaxed pre-theatre themed dining experience in our Bistro at 6pm before settling down to take your seats in the Theatre. The Bistro is located in our beautifully restored Laundrama building (situated just across the road from the Theatre and next to the Rayrigg Road car park). Your Dine Out ticket includes a two-course meal from a set menu and your table will be automatically reserved for your party at 6pm. Please advise us when booking of any special dietary requirements. £39.50 for one play or see both Ayckbourn plays with dinner for £78.
Matinee performance refreshments
For matinee performances, the Tea Room serves delicious lunches including soup, sandwiches, afternoon teas and freshly baked cakes.
For groups of 10 or more people, we offer a free ticket to the group organiser and discounted tickets of £22.50 for each member of the group. Please call the box office on 015394 40872 to make your reservation.
|Friend of the Old Laundry (FOOL)||£23|
|Two show ticket (Season's Greetings + Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present)||£45|
|Two show Dine Out ticket (Season's Greetings + Birthdays with 2 course meal)||£78|
|Group ticket (for groups of 10+)||£22.50|
|Group organiser ticket||FREE|