When their father is taken away by mysterious strangers three children, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, have to leave their privileged London life for a humble existence in the Yorkshire countryside, close to a railway line…..
So begins one of the best loved of all children’s books, written by E Nesbit in 1905 and now being brought to the stage by Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society in an acclaimed adaptation by Mike Kenny.
There will be seven performances from Tuesday to Saturday, August 22 to 26, at 7.30pm, with matinees on both Thursday 24 and Saturday 26 at 2.30pm.
It will be presented in The John Peel Centre in the exciting ‘in-the-round format’, with the actors close to, and surrounded by, the audience which will be seated on all four sides of the acting area.
Tickets £12, concessions £10, are available from The John Peel Centre box office, 01449 774678, which is open from 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday for personal callers and telephone bookings. You can book online at www.johnpeelcentre.com Seating capacity is limited so early booking is advised.