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Little Gem

by Elaine Murphy
directed by Mair Graham

Love, sex, birth, death and salsa classes.  Three generations  of Dublin women.  One extroardinary year.
Elaine Murphy's skill is to make a happy tale both dramatic and convincing.

Come and see this multi award winning play, you will laugh and cry in equal amounts.

Sunday 30 October to Friday 4 November 2011
Sunday 30th October at 4p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7.45p.m. No Saturday performances, no performance on Wednesday 2nd November.

Please enquire of the Box Office before booking tickets as to the extent of the provision available at the Mary Wallace Theatre for those with disabilities.

Other past productions

  1. Joking Apart - Alan Ayckbourn
  2. The 39 Steps - John Buchan (Adapted by Patrick Barlow from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon)
  3. Macbeth - William Shakespeare
  4. Romeo and Juliet - A Senior Youth Theatre Production - William Shakespeare
  5. Bette and Joan - Anton Burge
  6. The Railway Children (stage version) - E. Nesbit adapted by Mike Kenny
  7. Richard II - William Shakespeare
  8. Kindertransport - Diane Samuels
  9. The Tempest - William Shakespeare
  10. The Death of Miss Gloria Starr - Devised by the cast
  11. Metamorphosis - Steven Berkoff, from the classic story by Franz Kafka
  12. The Seagull - Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Torben Betts
  13. The History of Cardenio - William Shakespeare, John Fletcher and Gary Taylor
  14. The Snow Dragons - Lizzie Nunnery
  15. The Weir - Conor McPherson
  16. Oh! What a Lovely War - Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop
  17. The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare
  18. Tom and Viv - Michael Hastings
  19. As You Like It - William Shakespeare
  20. Toad of Toad Hall - A. A. Milne - A play from Kenneth Grahame’s book ‘The Wind in the Willows’ Music by H Fraser-Simson
  21. Collaborators - John Hodge
  22. Boeing-Boeing - Marc Camoletti translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans
  23. We Are Three Sisters - Blake Morrison
  24. THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO - Lee Hall from Carlo Collodi’s original tale
  25. The White Devil - John Webster
  26. The Adventures of Dick Whittington and his Cat - Dickon Williamson
  27. King Lear - William Shakespeare
  28. The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare
  29. Coraline - from the novel by Neil Gaiman
  30. Night Must Fall - Emlyn Williams
  31. All’s Well that Ends Well - William Shakespeare
  32. The Government Inspector - Nikolai Gogol, adapted by D. J. Campbell
  33. Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov, in a version by Christopher Hampton
  34. Egad! The Woman in White - Tim Kelly
  35. Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett, adapted by Stephen Briggs
  36. Master Shakeshafte - Peter Parkinson
  37. Love’s Labour’s Lost - William Shakespeare
  38. Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie, Tim Supple and David Tushingham
  39. From These Green Heights - Dermot Bolger
  40. Othello - William Shakespeare
  41. Blood Wedding (Youth Theatre) - Federico García Lorca - Translation by Gwynne Edwards
  42. The Chalk Garden - Enid Bagnold
  43. A Tender Thing - Ben Power
  44. The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde
  45. Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
  46. Educating Rita - Willy Russell
  47. The Merry Wives of Windsor - William Shakespeare
  48. Robin Hood - David Barrett
  49. Double Bill: Leonardo’s Last Supper and Laughter (Part II) - Peter Barnes
  50. Designs on Ladies - Georges Feydeau, translated by David King, adapted by Rodney Figaro
  51. Rhinoceros - Eugene Ionesco, translated by Martin Crimp
  52. Once in a Lifetime - Moss Hart & George S Kaufman
  53. The Deep Blue Sea - Terence Rattigan
  54. Dracula - Liz Lochhead adapted from Bram Stoker's novel
  55. Henry VIII or All is True (staged reading) - William Shakespeare & John Fletcher
  56. The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery - David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin jr.
  57. Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
  58. Around The World in 8 Plays - Patrick Greene and Jason Pizzarello
  59. In the Club - Richard Bean
  60. Measure for Measure - William Shakespeare
  61. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens, adapted by Jo Clifford
  62. Peter Pan - JM Barrie (John Caird and Trevor Nunn)
  63. Taking Sides - Ronald Harwood
  64. Aladdin - John Crocker - Music & Lyrics by Eric Gilder
  65. Vita & Virginia - Eileen Atkins
    adapted from correspondence between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West
  66. Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare
  67. Tom Paine - Paul Foster
  68. Youth Theatre Double Bill - Will Averill: Cinderella: Or How Pipsqueak the Mouse Became a Stallion. 'Crinkley Bottom............' was devised in-house
  69. Gormenghast - John Constable adapted from the novel by Mervyn Peake
  70. This Story of Yours - John Hopkins
  71. King John - William Shakespeare
  72. Pygmalion - Bernard Shaw
  73. Fallen Angels - Noel Coward
  74. A Month in the Country - Ivan Turgenev - adapted into English by Emlyn Williams
  75. Glengarry Glen Ross - David Mamet
  76. A Midsummer Night’s Dream - William Shakespeare
  77. A Vampire Story - Moira Buffini
  78. Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll - dramatised by Adrian Mitchell
  79. The Odd Couple (female version) - Neil Simon
  80. The Beauty Queen of Leenane - Martin McDonagh
  81. Antony and Cleopatra - William Shakespeare
  82. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Tom Stoppard
  83. Gaslight - Patrick Hamilton
  84. Cymbeline - William Shakespeare
  85. Iron - Rona Munro
  86. Confusions - Alan Ayckbourn
  87. Much Ado About Nothing - William Shakespeare
  88. I Hate Shakespeare - Steph DeFerie
  89. Moonlight and Magnolias - Ron Hutchinson
  90. Lulu - Frank Wedekind, in a version by Peter Barnes
  91. Macbeth - William Shakespeare
  92. Whipping It Up - Steve Thompson
  93. Harvey - Mary Chase
  94. Happy Days - Samuel Beckett
  95. Days of Wine and Roses - Owen McCafferty
Richmond Shakespeare Society
The Mary Wallace Theatre The Embankment,
Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3DU
Box Office 07484 927 662
(between 10 am and 7 pm only please)

“Love’s gentle spring doth always fresh remain” Venus & Adonis