A Bear Pit Theatre Company ProductionBy Graham Linehan. From the motion picture screenplay by William Rose. And by Special Arrangement with StudioCanal and by Special arrangement with Fiery Angel Ltd, London. This production is presented by Special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD This production is kindly supported by Arden Garages The Ladykillers tells the story of the eccentric little old lady Mrs Wilberforce who lives alone with her parrots in a strange lopsided house in King’s Cross. Her life is turned upside down by the arrival of Professor Marcus and his four friends, who between them make up the most unlikely group of criminals. Planning the heist of a security van, they decide to use Mrs Wilberforce as cover and involve her unwittingly in the plot. Things do not go well and the Professor’s plan starts to unravel in spectacular and hilarious fashion. This 60th anniversary stage production of the original Ealing Comedy film, has been adapted by Graham Linehan who is best known for his work on the TV comedy series Father Ted, The IT Crowd & Count Arthur Strong. Directed by David Mears and starring Associate Artists, Paul Tomlinson as the sinister Professor and Pamela Hickson as the delightfully dotty Mrs Wilberforce.
Cast:Constable MacDonald – Steve Farr Mrs. Wilberforce – Pamela Hickson Professor Marcus – Paul Tomlinson Major Courtney – Philip Hickson Harry Robinson – Dominic Skinner One-Round – David Gresham Louis Harvey – Richard Ball Mrs. Jane Tromleyton – TBC Guests – Gill Butler, Jane Tickets now on sale Images by Emily Showell This amateur production is kindly supported by Arden Garages Find out more
9 - 21 March 2015
The Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon