A Small Family Business - National Theatre Live
Thursday, 26th June 2014
Doors Open: 6.30pm Show Starts at: 7.00pm
Prices: In Advance £10.00 On the door £12.00
NOTE - THIS IS PRE-RECORDED CINEMA SCREENING (ORIGINALLY BROADCAST 12th JUNE) FROM LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE
National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking initiative to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas around the world. It has been a huge hit in the UK, and will be coming to Selby Town Hall for a new season this spring. A number of productions from London's National Theatre and the West End will be broadcast live, via satellite, to the venue alongside encore screenings.
A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS
A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play.
Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax.