Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th February 2018, 7:30pm Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30pm Tickets From £22.00* to £29.00*
Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd presents GALLOWGLASS by RUTH RENDELL (writing as Barbara Vine)
Starring PAUL OPACIC, RICHARD WALSH, KAREN DRURY, DEAN SMITH, FLORENCE CADY, RACHAEL HART, EVA SAYER, MATTHEW WELLMAN, JOG MAHER and JOE EYRE.
A world stage premiere from the pen of one of the world's greatest thriller writers.
When Sandor snatched Little Joe from the path of a London tube train, he was quick to make clear the terms of the rescue. "I saved your life", he told the homeless youngster, "so your life belongs to me now".
Sandor began to tell him a fairy tale: an ageing prince, a kidnapped princess, a missed rendezvous... But what did this mysterious story have to do with Sandor? Joe only understood his own role - he was a Gallowglass, the servant of a chief...
Starring Paul Opacic (Bad Girls/Emmerdale/Hollyoaks), Richard Walsh (London's Burning), Karen Drury (Brookside), Dean Smith (Last Tango in Halifax/Waterloo Road), Florence Cady (Crucible of the Vampire), Rachael Hart (Apple Tree House), Eva Sayer (The Turn Of The Screw) and introducing Joe Eyre as Sandor, this classy thriller is brought to you by Middle Ground Theatre Company, whose recent productions include Classic Ghosts, The Verdict and A Murder Is Announced.
Praise for the novel Gallowglass
"Marvellously gripping....tense, compulsive and beautifully written"Sunday Express
"Gallowglass is RUTH RENDELL (Barbara Vine) at her best....it is compulsive reading; an unsettling narrative that casts eerie shadows into the unknown"Woman's Journal
Praise for Gallowglass stage adaptation
“Excellent performances… this world stage premiere from Middle Ground Theatre Company is a real chiller of a thriller”Worcester News
“As intriguing as its unusual title… deviously enthralling… well staged with a strong cast”Bromsgrove Advertiser
“Joe Eyre is fabulous as Sandor… Aficionados of Rendell’s work will not be disappointed, neither will devotees of the twists and turns of crime thrillers. A satisfying and rewarding production”BehindtheArras
“A psychological thriller de force, unpredictable and jump-a-minute… you have to see this production. It’s phenomenal.”Breakaleg.biz
*Includes a £1.50 per ticket fee. Fees capped at the first 8 tickets. No fees to Friends of the Floral.