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Shirley Valentine  Main House

by Willy Russell

18 - 21 April

By popular demand, The Crescent is reviving its acclaimed production of last year with Pat Dixon playing Shirley Valentine.

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.

"Any actress capable of keeping an audience transfixed for at least two hours solo and with limited props has to be a performer of the highest stature.  Meet the infallible Pat Dixon."     Birmingham Evening Mail

Performance dates:  18, 19, 20*, 21 (A) April at 7.30pm

* The performance on Friday 20 April is in aid of the Jason Mitchell Appeal for Spinal Injuries and all tickets are 10.

Subscription Show 5 (not available 20 April)


Box Office: 0121 643 5858
The Crescent Theatre, Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE. Company No: 699933, Charity No: 245054