BRITISH COMEDY AT ITS BEST AT THE PAVILION THEATRE
FROM 21 JANUARY – 12 FEBRUARY
After a COVID-enforced ‘rest’, Castle Hill Players begin their exciting 2022 season with their latest laugh-fest: Entertaining Angels by UK playwright, Richard Everett (Four Play, Demons).
The British are renowned for their ability to laugh in the face of triumph and tragedy – it’s how they’ve survived famine, war and disaster for centuries. It’s also highly entertaining: and a good British play is a great night out! That’s exactly what awaits theatre goers when Castle Hill Players present Richard Everett’s Entertaining Angels from Friday 21 January at The Pavilion Theatre.
By her own estimation, Grace (Julie Mathers) has poured two hundred thousand cups of tea, made four thousand six hundred medium-sized quiches and personally baked two tons of light crust pastry… but for what?
She has lived the life of a clergy wife and, now in widowhood, should be enjoying the new-found freedom of being able to do and say exactly as she pleases. Not so fast!
Enter her eccentric older sister, Ruth (Linda Young) back from Africa with an inconceivable revelation, daughter Jo (Amy Austin) with some life changing issues of her own plus the ever-present spirit of her husband, Bardy (David Schad). What follows is plenty of acerbic wit, sharp-edged banter, thought-provoking comedy and heartfelt discussion.
Add to the mix the arrival of a new vicar who requires Grace’s exit from the Vicarage and we begin to see how complicated things become when a confession and the act of forgiveness meet head-on… and go toe to toe! With Michelle Masefield as ‘Sarah’.
Entertaining Angels is a thoroughly entertaining and deceptively profound comic play with twists aplenty, which will surprise and delight in equal measure!
Castle Hill Players presents Entertaining Angels by Richard Everett. An amateur production by arrangement with Origin Theatrical on Behalf of Samuel French, Ltd, 21 January to 12 Feb – Wed, Fri, Sat 8pm & Sun 4pm. The Pavilion Theatre, Doran Drive Castle Hill. Tickets: $25 Bookings: www.paviliontheatre.org.au
The Pavilion Theatre is located within Castle Hill Showground, adjacent to the new Metro Hills Showground Station; enter at the lights between Gilbert & Carrington Rd and Doran Drive. For more information, interviews, great images by Chris Lundie, review tickets and more, contact GeoffSirmai Arts Publicity ph (02) 9345 0360 m: 0412 669 272 e: [email protected]