Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Apr
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Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd presents
GALLOWGLASS BY RUTH RENDELL (writing as Barbara Vine)
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
Tickets: Tue - Thu 8pm and Thu 2.30pm - £31.00, £29.00, £24.00
Prices shown are inclusive of any applicable booking fees. Groups of 10+ please call 01702 351135 to buy fee-free.