J.M. Barrie’s The Twelve Pound Look

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

Book Now

01 September 2017 - 02 September 2017

7.30pm (+2.30pm Saturday)

£7

Harry Sims is a successful man. An English Gentleman. King of his own Castle. Business is booming and his beautiful, doting wife does whatever she is told – as well she should; he is worth half a million pounds.

On the eve of receiving a Knighthood, his domestic kingdom is threatened by the arrival of a hired typist; an independent woman who proves to be an unwelcome blast from his past.

From the author of Peter Pan comes a grown-up Edwardian comedy with a distinctly modern view. In our era of Trump’s ego and gender politics, J.M. Barrie’s The Twelve Pound Look remains as relevant today as in 1910.

“A subversive playlet that disavows the notion of Barrie as a whimsical sentimentalist”  The Guardian

“This feminist comedy owes a lot to Ibsen and in particular A Doll’s House”  British Theatre Guide

Running Time: 35 minutes

Venue
Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA

Book Now

FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

PREVIEW: MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Have you got your tickets yet to the multi award-winning production of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, set to make its North East debut at Sunderland Empire this month? Inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl, don’t miss the chance to see “an absolute cracker” when it mesmerises audiences for a limited 4 week engagement at Sunderland Empire from Tuesday 8 May – Saturday 2 June 2018.

Read More

REVIEW: Sunday Dinner @ The Wellington Restaurant – Wynyard Hall.

Fantastic review by Gemma Corking about her experience of Sunday Lunch at Wynyard Hall, includes yummy veg and tempting desserts....

Read More