A double-bill of York-based domestic dramas exploring class, control and the importance of the news. A Yorkshire Tragedy Written by William Shakespeare (or Thomas Middleton), directed by Ben Prusiner A Jacobean domestic tragedy originally assigned to Shakespeare but causing hot debate for centuries, A Yorkshire Tragedy is a verse re-telling of the true crime scandal of the murderous gambler Walter Calverley. The Tasker’s Trials Written by Bill Hodson, directed by Andrew Love Contemporary Yorkshire family the Taskers are struggling to keep their heads above water in the aftermath of a devastating accident. Joy-racing in an uninsured car, their eldest son runs over a young woman, leaving her in a coma. What can they do to keep their family from falling apart?
25-28 January 2018 at Friargate Theatre, York 7:30pm 25th-27th 3pm 27th-28th Tickets available now from ridinglights.org/yorkshire-scandals/ £12 Adults, £10 Advance/Unwaged/Over 60s, £5 FTE Suitable for ages 14+
Friargate Theatre, Lower Friargate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9SL
Thursday 25 Jan 2018 to Sunday 28 Jan 2018