‘Under the adept and skilled direction of award-winning director Laura Sheppard, local playwright Kathryn Attwood’s masterful new play ‘The Locked Room’ is a riveting drama from start to finish. The intelligent writing is something to celebrate and with first-rate performances, impressive backdrop and evocative costumes The Guildburys are once again demonstrating why they continue to garner such iconic status as a revered theatre company and one that we should be proud to support and treasure in our community.’
“It was always there, behind that locked door. It always is – one’s past. I was simply choosing not to see it.”
Autumn 1951, and as the Festival of Britain draws to a close and a General Election looms closer, acclaimed actress Irene Trevarrick is enjoying a triumphant return to the London stage. Behind the scenes however, Ivy Little is harbouring a shocking secret from Irene’s pre-war past. In an age when today’s level of press intrusion into the private lives of celebrities was unimaginable, Ivy knows her revelation will have a devastating effect on Irene’s carefully nurtured reputation and career. With both their futures at stake, she can only bide her time and wait patiently for her moment.
A compelling new drama premiered by Guildburys Theatre Company
‘The Locked Room’ by Kathryn Attwood, directed by Laura Sheppard.
The Electric Theatre, Guildford from December 11 – 14 at 7.45pm .
‘The Locked Room’ won a 2013 NODA award of excellence
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Photography Peter Chapman