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Ladies in Lavender

Overview

Daniel Schumann and Lee Dean in association with Charles Diamond and Royal & Derngate, Northampton present

Ladies in Lavender

Based on the film written and...

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Running time: 2h 10m

Overview

Daniel Schumann and Lee Dean in association with Charles Diamond and Royal & Derngate, Northampton present

Ladies in Lavender

Based on the film written and...

Read More

Running time: 2h 10m

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Richmond Theatre, Richmond
The Green,Richmond,TW9 1QJ

Ladies in Lavender

Daniel Schumann and Lee Dean in association with Charles Diamond and Royal & Derngate, Northampton present

Ladies in Lavender

Based on the film written and directed by Charles Dance

Adapted for the stage by Shaun McKenna

Director Robin Lefevre; Designer Liz Ascroft; Lighting Mick Hughes; Music Nigel Hess; Sound John Leonard

An evocative, heart-warming story of unfulfilled dreams and unrequited love

Based on the hit film by Charles Dance starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith, and on the original short story by William J Locke, Ladies in Lavender tells the tale of two sisters, Ursula and Janet, who live in a close-knit fishing village in picturesque Cornwall, in 1937.

When a handsome and talented young Polish-Jewish violinist bound for America is washed ashore, the Widdington sisters take him under their wing and nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the mysterious young man disrupts their peaceful lives and the community in which they live.

Starring Hayley Mills and Belinda Lang, the production features the exquisite music from the film composed by Nigel Hess for which he won a classical Brit award.

Hayley Mills is from one of Britain’s greatest theatrical families. Signed to Walt Disney Studio as a child, she has worked extensively in film and on stage. Her theatre work includes The King and I and Humble Boy, and on television she plays Caroline in ITV's Wild At Heart. Belinda Lang has starred in the West End opposite Dame Judi Dench in Hay Fever and more recently in The Killing of Sister George at the Arts Theatre. Most well known on television for 2 Point 4 Children, she last appeared on tour in The Reluctant Debutante, which she also directed.

The production also stars Robert Duncan, well known as the jargon-spouting Gus in the award-winning Drop The Dead Donkey. He is joined by Carol Macready, who was nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mrs Clegg in Enjoy on tour and in the West Endand Abigail Thaw,who most recently played a newspaper editor in the ITV Christmas special Endeavour, a prequel to Inspector Morse. Robert Rees plays the young violinist.

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Whatonstage

‘Hayley Mills is stunning as Ursula. Belinda Lang is equally touching as Janet’
Northampton Chronicle

‘A thumping good play. Beautifully measured, touching and often very funny'
Bath Chronicle

‘Tender, beautiful and emotionally moving’
British Theatre Guide 

'Heart-rending’
Surrey Advertiser

Ladies in Lavender

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Ladies in Lavender Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Babes in Arms Policy

Children under the age of 18 months will not require a seat and can remain on the lap of the attending adult. Children over this age must therefore have a seat purchased for them.

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Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

The Stalls, Stalls Bar and an adapted toilet are accessible to wheelchair users. Please note this venue does not have a lift and access for wheelchair users is restricted to the Stalls level only.

We're pleased to introduce MobileConnect to our venue, a WiFi-based system for accessible hearing. Easy and convenient to use, you can download the app direct to your smartphone. We also have a limited number of iPods available in venue for you to hire if hearing assistance is required during a show.

Speak to a member of staff on arrival and we will be happy to assist in setting you up!

Hearing dogs and guide dogs are welcome in the theatre. Please inform the Box Office at the time of making your booking.

There is an adapted toilet on the Stalls level.

Richmond Theatre Information

Richmond Theatre
  • There is free parking on Richmond Green and at the Old Deer Park Car Park after 6.30pm.
  • Please make your requirements known at the time of booking.
  • There is a bar on each level of the theatre.
  • The Norman Fenner Room is available for private hire.
  • There is no cloakroom available at this venue.
Richmond Theatre

The Green
Richmond
Surrey

TW9 1QJ


Directions

By Car:

Approach by the A316.

By Train:

20 minutes from Waterloo (SW Trains), 15 minutes by tube (District Line) from Hammersmith or London Overground from North London.

By Bus:

Bus routes 27, 33, 37, 65 and 71 all pass nearby the theatre. For more details visit TFL.


Contact Information
Telephone Booking : 0844 871 7651 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 10pm and Sun 10am - 8pm (hours may vary on bank holidays)

Groups Bookings : 0333 009 5397

Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge

Access Bookings : 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* : 020 8332 4500

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Babes in Arms Policy

Children under the age of 18 months will not require a seat and can remain on the lap of the attending adult. Children over this age must therefore have a seat purchased for them.

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