A Bunch of AmateursCANCELLED - Mon 4 - Sat 9 May 2020
Following Government advice, the theatre will be closed to the public until further notice. Unfortunately, this means that these performances will no longer be able to go ahead. If you have already booked your tickets, our Box Office will be in touch with you directly, using contact details provided at the time of booking.
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Wed green matinee 2.30pm*
Sat matinee 2.30pm
Following the success of The Wipers Times and Trial By Laughter, the Everyman Theatre Company is proud to present Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s hilarious comedy A Bunch of Amateurs.
Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of Shakespeare, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of starring alongside Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from ruthless developers.
Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!