The Swan Theatre Company presents

'A Fine Bright Day Today'

Monday 20th to Saturday 25th January 2014

Since the death of her trawler-man husband 30 years ago, Margaret Harvey has lived with her daughter Rebecca in a small cottage in a coastal town. Rebecca is moving out to live with her boyfriend. So when Margaret meets a stranger, Milton Farnsworth, a mysterious American who is visiting the area to paint the landscape, she invites him to lodge with Margaret during his stay.  She has become increasingly set in her ways over the years, dependent on ritual and superstition. With patience, humour, scrambled eggs and cheap wine, however, Milton gradually encourages her to relinquish control.  'A Fine Bright Day Today'  is a poignant, compelling play that leaves you with the optimistic belief that everyone deserves a second chance at happiness.

Doors open 7:15pm, show starts 7:45pm.

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Forthcoming productions

  • Civic Players Sleuth November 2018

    Civic Players Sleuth November 2018

    Wednesday 28 November to Saturday 1 December, 19:45Tickets available on the door.

    In Sleuth, Shaffer creates one of the most witty, suspenseful and ingenious plays of the 20th century, described as”the ultimate cat and mouse thriller”.

     
  • Yeovil Community Orchestra

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    Friday 9 November to Saturday 17 November, 19:45Tickets on sale from 22nd October

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  • Veronica's Room

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    Monday 14 January to Saturday 19 January, 19:45Tickets on sale from December

    From the pen of Ira Levin - the writer of thrillers ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘Deathtrap’ and ‘A Kiss Before Dying’ - this a dark and brooding play guaranteed to creep you out on a winter’s evening. On sale to the public from 24th December 2018.

     
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  • The School for Scandal

    The School for Scandal

    Monday 6 May to Saturday 11 May, 19:45Tickets on sale from April 2019

    Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy sparkles with wit and an intricate plot which exposes the lives and loves of fashionable London society. It was first performed in London at Drury Lane Theatre on 8 May 1777. On sale to the public from 15th April 2019.

     
  • Regeneration

    Regeneration

    Monday 11 November to Saturday 16 November, 19:45Tickets on sale from October 2019

    This drama takes place in 1917, in a hospital for shell-shocked officers where a brilliant doctor provides cures necessary to send his patients back to the War. On sale to the public from 21st October 2019.