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Ustinov Studio New Old Friends

A Christmas Getaway

  • 13 December - 8 January
A Christmas Getaway

Event Information

Evenings 8pm
Matinees Thurs & Sat 3pm
24 Dec 3pm only
31 Dec 1.30pm only

Mon 13 Dec — Sat 8 Jan

Frantic festive farce from TRB favourites New Old Friends

It’s been a long hard year and the Jameson family are looking forward to a pre-Christmas break at their country getaway. The catch is, they all planned it to be a secret; the daughter’s with her lover, the mother’s with the daughter’s fiancé, the father is with the neighbour, and the butler is away with the fairies. All in all Les & Ben, the two burglars who’ve been casing the joint for weeks, couldn’t have picked a worse time for their robbery.

A brand-new story inspired by P.G. Wodehouse, Noel Coward and classic British comedy presented with New Old Friends’ trademark flair. Just four actors play multiple roles with lightning quick changes in this fast talking, fast-paced farce.

★★★★★ “An absorbing tale that has elements of everything from Agatha Christie whodunnits to the legendary Whitehall farces of yesteryear, and even has echoes of those word-play specialists the Two Ronnies.”  The Stage on Crimes Against Christmas.

Monday 13 December – Saturday 8 January

Evenings 8pm

Matinees Thurs & Sat 3pm

24 December 3pm only

31 December 1.30pm only

No Sunday performances

Tickets £20 / £15 disounts

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies

The Ustinov foyer and bar are open from one hour prior to the performance.

Doors open approximately 15 minutes prior to the performance unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

The Box Office at the Ustinov Studio is open from approximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.

There is a lift from the Foyer to the Stalls level of the Ustinov Studio. Access to the Circle level is by stair access only.

Full terms and conditions for ticket bookings can be found here