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Happy Families poster

Our next production:

Happy Families

written by John Godber
directed by Teresa Hagger

Sunday 11th February - Saturday 11th February

2.30 p.m. Sunday matinee,
7.30 p.m. Monday - SaturdayIt is 1978, and John is first in his family to graduate. In a series of flashbacks he looks back at his life: from the day he fails his 11+; through the
embarassments, tensions, joys and sorrows of family life; to the day he gains a degree as a drama teacher. But success comes at a price, and as John learns more about the world, the less his family understands his intellect and aspirations.

Simultaneously premiered at 49 theatres of the Little Theatre Guild in 1991, John Godber’s most autobiographical play tells a story full of warmth, understanding and humour. However much of cultural gap grows between the generation, the bonds that bring John’s family together will always win through.

Tickets on sale from the Gala Theatre box office, in person, by telephone (03000 266 600) or online (booking fee applies online). Tickets also available on the door at the City Theatre, subject, to availability.

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