Location: Bridge Theatre
July 1, 2022 - August 27, 2022
In a co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre
Sharp-witted, wilful and frequently drunk, David Highland has kept a grip on his parish through a combination of disordered charm and high-handed determination. But when his conscience forces him to take a hard line with a parishioner who wants Disney balloons at a family funeral, he finds himself dangerously isolated from public opinion. As his own family begins to fracture, David must face a future that threatens to extinguish not only his position in the town, but everything he stands for.
Stephen Beresford’s very funny new play is a deeply humane exploration of family, faith, tradition and tolerance in a rapidly changing world.
Three time Olivier winning, Alex Jennings makes his first appearance at The Bridge to lead this eagerly awaited return to the stage by a writer whose work includes The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre and the BAFTA-winning Pride.
£15, £25, £39.50, £55, £65
Premium tickets £95
Reduced prices for midweek matinees
Monday – Saturday: 7.30pm
Wednesdays & Saturdays: 2.30pm
TBD, will include interval
Audio Described: Saturday 30 July 2022, 2.30pm
Captioned: Tuesday 9 August 2022, 7.30pm