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Amy‘s View by David Hare. Performed by Riverside Players of Sunbury

Amy‘s View, by David Hare, one of Britain‘s leading modern playwrights explores marriage, love, fame, fidelity, betrayal and both personal and financial loss

In 1979 Esme is a middle-aged West End actress, and a successful one, although life is becoming increasingly difficult for those making a living on the stage. Despite the early death of her husband, life is sweet and she can rely on her own self-mocking wit and the devotion of her grownup daughter, Amy.
Esme is sufficiently financially privileged that she can write a cheque for £5,000 for Amy, pregnant by Dominic, a chippy, penniless would-be film-maker who thinks theatre is dead. Over four acts and 16 years, we see Dominic's star rise as he becomes a successful media pundit, just as Esme starts to lose everything: first her financial security, as a result of unlimited liabilities in a Lloyds syndicate, and then her daughter.
By the end, she has nothing, apart from the feeling that she is richer in that she has redisco
Evenings at 7.45. (Doors and licensed Bar Open at 7.15pm
All seats £12
Riverside Arts Centre, 57/59 Thames Street, Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex TW16 5QF
Thu 2 Apr 2020 to Sat 4 Apr 2020
Contact telephone: 07505 206757 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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