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The Tamaritans Theatre Company in Plymouth, Devon

15th-18th February 2017 Production Ladies' Day

ladies day poster

Author: Amanda Whittington
Directed by: Richard Haighton
At: The Red House, Plymouth School of Creative Arts
Dates:  Wednesday 15th February - Saturday 18th February 2017
Times:  7.30pm with matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm
Box Office: 01752 291309    Tickets  £10,  concessions £9,  matinee £8
or Booking on-line HERE

The Play

This is an exuberant comedy about four likely lasses from the Hull fish docks on a day trip to the races.

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York.

Out go the hairnets, overalls and wellies as the four ditch work, do themselves up to the nines and head off to the races for a drink, a flirt and a flutter. If their luck holds, they could hit the jackpot - and more besides...

With all it's Yorkshire heart and soul it has all the warmth of Calendar Girls or a Full Monty

Pearl  Ruth Thomas
Jan  Catherine Teague
Shelley Nina Jarram
Linda Lianne Gore
 Joe  James Allwood
 Fed/Kevin  Dean Melmoth
 Jim Rob Howard
Patrick Pete Creed
Barry Jim Black
Directed by Richard Haighton
Photos of the play, thanks to Robin:
In an effort to get in to the spirit of the play, a group of Tamaritans went to the Exeter races in November, and it included a shire horse race with the betting for charity, and a decorated welly competition. Pictures below, rumour that the director came out with a profit.