English Touring Theatre & Nuffield Theatre, Southampton present Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8.30, directed by Blanche McIntyre.
This exquisite collection of nine one-act plays are performed together, three plays per night, for the first time in the UK since Coward starred in them in 1936.
From vaudeville to satire, from farce to intricate comedy of manners and from melodrama to romance, the plays, directed by Blanche McIntyre, span the full, glorious range of Coward’s writing – and this is a unique opportunity to see a stellar ensemble cast perform them all.
A powerhouse of touring theatre, English Touring Theatre makes a welcome return to The Lowry following their previous memorable visits here with The Changeling (2007) and Where There’s a Will (2009).
You can catch all nine this Saturday at 12.30pm, 4pm and 8pm.
12.30pm – We Were Dancing, The Astonished Heart and The Red Peppers
4pm – Fumed Oak, Ways and Means and Still Life
8pm – Family Album, Hands Across the Sea and Shadow Play
The Lowry galleries will be open to the later time of 7.30 on Saturday evening for your enjoyment.
The Lowry’s flagship Terrace Bar is a waterside venue with views stretched across The Quays. Ideal as a place to meet for a drink or a light lunch. Our south facing terraces soak up the sun throughout the summer months; as the sun sets, MediaCityUK lights up to offer unique and distinctive views. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing drink or bite to eat from our menu before a show.
The Terrace Bar is open from 12pm daily. It remains open after most performances, perfect to wind down, discuss your evening and avoid the traffic – you might even catch a glimpse of a star.
We have a number of theatre bars that are open pre-show, allowing you to soak up the atmosphere as the anticipation builds. For most shows you can also pre-order drinks in advance of the show to avoid the queues during the interval.
Our food menu has something for everybody. Fresh, quality ingredients are used to create delicious dishes for a light lunch or a pre-show snack.
Food is served:
Monday – Friday 12pm – 3pm, 5pm – pre-show
Saturday – Sunday 12pm – pre-show
From Street to Trench: A World War that Shaped a Region
Sat 5 April 2014 – Sun 31 May 2015
Weekdays at 2.15pm and daily throughout July at 3.30pm.
Find out what life was like in the North West of England during the First World War, in this 20 minute walk and talk of the special exhibition From Street To Trench: A War
That Shaped A Region. Read the diary of a Bolton man who survived a Zeppelin raid over the town in 1916, and take a closer look at the painting of a Manchester munitions factory by war artist Anna Airy. Hear the story of incredible local people such as Victor Brookes, who was awarded an Albert Medal for his part in a remarkable life-saving operation in 1918.
Meet at the Tour Point in the Main Exhibition Space.
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