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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

Running time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Mon 13 Dec — Sat 8 Jan

Frantic festive farce from TRB favourites New Old Friends

It’s been a tough year and the Jameson family are all planning to enjoy a Christmas Eve getaway at their soon-to-be sold country home. The catch is, everyone planned to do it in secret; the daughter is with her lover, the mother is with the daughter’s fiancé, the father is with the neighbour, the maid is with the local oik, and the underpaid butler is eyeing up both the housekeeper and the valuables.

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: Tickets CAN  be shown on smartphones or tablets upon entry

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.

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