The Swan Theatre Company presents

Ring Around The Moon

By Jean Anouilh, an adaptation by Christopher Fry

Directed by Andy Wood

Friday 15th - Friday 22nd May 2015

Take a medium-sized French Chateau and warm in the spring sunlight of a seaside town in the 1920s. Throw in two identical twins, a big businessman with an over-indulged daughter, a minx of a mistress and a crafty clerk. Then add a lecherous lepidopterist with a pretty 'niece' and her garrulous mother. Allow to simmer all evening under the watchful eye of the dowager head of the household, her faded companion and a crumbling butler, season with copious amounts of snobbery, prejudice, intrigue and sexual attraction and then beat into the lightest of soufflés. Garnish with dancing and fireworks, and serve at dawn by the light of the setting full moon. This delicious dish is full of wit and warmth and will appeal to a wide range of tastes.


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



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