14 to 21 August 1999

in the Theatre Upstairs


The Chalk Garden
by Enid Bagnold

directed by Jean Francis


The chalk garden, which totally defeats Mrs St. Maugham's attempts to cultivate it, is symbolic of her failure with her daughter and her grand-daughter. Plants, like human beings, need a sympathetic understanding which she does not know how to give. Then the mysterious Miss Madrigal takes charge...