24 April to 2 May 2015

in the Theatre Upstairs

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The Thrill of Love

by Amanda Whittington

direcetd by Pat Boxall


This gripping drama takes a fresh look at Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Ruth works in the kind of nightclubs where there's more than just a drink on offer. The girls work hard, play hard and dream of a movie-star life. Then she meets the wealthy, womanising David, a racing driver with whom she becomes obsessed. Fame comes – but not in the way she imagines.

Atmospheric, dark, fascinating and enthralling, this play gets to the core of the incident, of the trial and of the woman who finally broke…


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