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Shirley Valentine

by Willy RussellPoster

31st May & 3rd June 2000

Hidden inside Mrs Joe Bradshaw – 42 year old mother of two grown-up children – is the former Shirley Valentine longing to get out.

When her feminist friend offers her a free holiday in Greece, Shirley seizes the opportunity. Willy Russell wonderfully portrays, with humour, sympathy and insight, a woman breaking out of the mould cast for her by society.

Memorably filmed with Pauline Collins in the leading role, this touching and brilliantly funny play of self–discovery began life in 1986 at the Everyman Theatre in the home town of Willy Russell and Shirley Valentine, Liverpool.

Performance dates

31 May 7.30, 3 June 2.30 (A) & 7.30 (A)

In reportoire with Jeffrey Bernard   is Unwell.

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