Theatre Event

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance

The Crescent Theatre Company presents

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance

Approximate running Time: 2 Hours 20 Minutes (includes 20 Minute Interval)

by John Arden

1 - 8 Mar in the Studio at 7.45pm | Matiness: Sun 2 & Sat 8 March at 2.45pm

Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change

Deep winter, 1879. Four 'redcoat' soldiers, back in England after participating in a bloody imperialist war, turn up in a northern town in the grip of a miners' strike.

Assumed variously to have come to help break the strike, or to recruit for the ongoing campaigns abroad, 'Black Jack' Musgrave in fact has his own terrifying agenda. John Arden's 1959 classic anti-war play is ripe for revival, and retains a bitter relevance today.

Director: Colin Simmonds


Private Sparky - Nick Tuck
Private Hurst - Gwill Milton
Private Attercliffe - Vinnie Clarke
The Bargee - Eduardo White
Serjeant Musgrave - Mark Thompson
The Parson - Les Stringer
Mrs Hitchcock - Diane Pritchard
Annie - Hannah Kelly
The Constable - James Lewis
The Mayor - Edward Milton
A Slow Collier - Jonny Wright
A Pugnacious Collier - Lee Davies
Walsh - David Harvey

Tickets: £11 | £10 Concessions | Sunday Matinee only: £6.00

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