East Lynne

George Cadbury Hall, Selly Oak
Arts and Law
Thursday 1st (19:30) - Saturday 3rd December 2011 (19:30)
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  • by Lisa Evans
  • adapted from the novel by Mrs Henry Wood
  • directed by Gwenda Hughes

Beautiful, kind and unblemished, Lady Isabel Vane is the perfect wife and mother. Until, in a fit of jealousy, she leaves her neglectful husband and infant children to elope with her aristocratic suitor. Her fall from grace is absolute. Can she be redeemed? And will she ever see her children again?

Dramatic and moving, East Lynne draws aside the curtains of the respectable Victorian middle-classes to reveal their hypocrisy, cruelty and lust. And we witness the terrible punishment of those that dare to disobey a merciless moral code. Oberon Modern Plays. 

Thursday 1–Saturday 3 December 2011 at 7.30pm

Saturday 3 December 2011 at 2.00pm

Online booking opens Monday 21 November 2011. Tickets on sale from the box office from Monday 28 November 2011.

About our productions

Each year we stage a season of plays closely tied to its academic and practical work. Productions are performed by third year undergraduates and supported in lighting, sound, costume and stage management by second and first year students. Plays are directed either by members of the Department or guest directors from the professional theatre. Productions will be staged in the newly refurbished George Cadbury Hall.

Booking information

Bookings can be made online by debit or credit card from a week in advance of the production.

Bookings in person at George Cadbury Hall can be made on the week of the production. Please ring the box office for exact opening hours as this is manned by students and has limited opening times. The box office can only accept cash payments.

Please note any bookings made by telephone must be collected and paid for by no later than 20 minutes prior to the performance. No payment can be taken over the phone or tickets will be released for resale.

Ticket prices

£7 (£5 concessionary rate) Concessionary tickets available to: Under 16s, full time students, over 60s, people on jobseekers allowance or income support and members of Equity. Only one discount is available per ticket and valid ID must be presented where applicable.

Contact details

Department of Drama and Theatre Arts
George Cadbury Hall
University of Birmingham
998 Bristol Road, Selly Oak
Birmingham B29 6LG

Email enquiries: dramaboxoffice@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Online bookings
: http://www.bhamonlineshop.co.uk/
Box office
: +44 (0)121 414 5676