Into The Breach

by Mark Carey

15 June - 2.30 and 7.30pm

George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life so he decides to join the village Drama Club. What happens then turns his world upside down!

Set during the Second World War this original, and inspiring show is suitable for anyone 9 years old and above.

"A great little show. It's ?Dads' Army meets The Vicar of Dibley".
London Metro.

"A delight, a lovely and very humorous play that fully merited the standing ovation."
Stratford Herald.

"Mark Carey shows amazing dexterity and comic skill in playing all 17 parts."
The Stage

"The quality of acting and writing is as good as any you will see. A deep and nuanced story. Every character drips with personality and charm."
Beau Pergusey in The Cheltenham Standard.

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MARK CAREY trained at The Royal Central School. He has been a writer and actor for over thirty years.

He has worked in Ludlow, Derby, Exeter, Northampton, Westcliff, Newbury, Nottingham, York, Coventry, Birmingham, The Orange Tree Richmond, The Southwark Playhouse, The Arts Theatre as well as on tour and in the west end.

At the Cheltenham Everyman Mark has appeared in Dick Wittington, Death of a Salesman, Larkrise and Twelfth Night. He played Frank in Educating Rita, the Mayor in The Tailor of Gloucester, Lomov in the Proposal and Grigori in The Bear

As a member of the Royal National Theatre Company Mark worked on Betrayal, The Relapse and The Merchant of Venice all for Trevor Nunn.

On TV he has appeared in The Invincibles, Widows, Murphy?s Law, Underbelly, London?s Burning and most recently Luther.

Marks many Radio appearances include Wuthering Heights, Ashes to Antarctica, The Kingsnorth Six, and the Archers.

Mark played Macbeth, Bottom, The Inspector in An Inspector Calls, Stephano in The Tempest and Torvald in A Dolls House at the Bridge House Theatre in Warwick.

Mark has written many plays including Body Double (National Tour) and two community plays Fire at the Clarence (Exeter) and Magic Moments (Rural Warwickshire). His radio play The Last Country House was broadcast on radio four in 2005.

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Date Time Venue Notes Prices Booking Link

Available Performances

15 June 7.30pm £15 in Advance £18 on the door The Wightman £15 Book Online
15 June 2.30pm £15 in Advance £18 on the door The Wightman £15 Book Online

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Concessions*: (OAPs, students and unemployed)

For Schools and Group Bookings please either call 01743 290704 or email
*ID required. All discounts are subject to availability


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