House Guest by Francis Durbridge

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Robert and Stella learn that their son has been kidnapped. The use of their house is required rather than a ransom. Two police officers arrive, search the house and find the lodger dead. But, are they really police officers? Discoveries and surprises abound in this tense, twisting, exciting thriller. 

£10

How the Other Half Loves by Alan Ayckbourn

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Three couples. Affairs. Suspicions. Jealousies. Possibly Ayckbourn’s funniest play. Frank and Fiona are posh; Bob and Teresa are socially a notch below them; William wants to better himself and Mary is humble and nervous. Teresa suspects Bob of having an affair, which he is; William suspects Mary of having an affair which she isn’t; Frank… Read More ›

£10

Handbagged by Moira Buffini

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

The Queen’s weekly meetings with Mrs Thatcher.  Satirical and serious. What happened between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher during their weekly meetings? Moira Buffini takes an amusing look at the contrasting outlooks and values of these two singular women. There are elements of bold comedy and some caricature; also moments of pathos in reactions to… Read More ›

£10

Passion Play by Peter Nichols

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Classic eighties play. Gripping emotional drama about infidelity and betrayal. Eleanor and James have been married for 25 years. Apparently, they have lived happily enough during that time, faithful to each other until James learns that one of Eleanor's 'girlfriends' thinks him attractive and he is tempted. An affair begins but Eleanor discovers his betrayal… Read More ›

£10

Northanger Abbey

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Jane Austen’s sparkling satire on fashionable manners and Gothic horror. Catherine Morland is taken to Bath by the Allens, meets the gushing and profuse Isabella and they quickly become friends, frightening themselves reading ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’. When the Tilneys invite her to stay at Northanger Abbey, Catherine can scarcely contain her excitement.

£10