Deceit, humour, role play. It's what keeps a marriage strong.
An astutely observed character portrait of a marriage in crisis, "Barbara and Jeffrey" is a fast, funny and frenetic one act play from writer, actress and stand-up Naomi Carter, a three-time winner of the Sitcom Trials.
Snobbish, overbearing Barbara, and her long-suffering sexually frustrated husband Jeffrey, should be having a nice middle-class evening out at the local committee meeting in the village hall - but instead, for a number of increasingly hysterical reasons, they find themselves unable to leave their tastefully furnished house...and - for more increasingly hysterical reasons - they can't let anyone know they're in something of a tricky situation. As the night draws in and tensions run high, husband and wife must confront their problems head on... if only they could bring themselves to look at each other. Duration: one hour (approx), with no intermission.
Monday 27th Jan, Tues 28th Jan, Weds 29th Jan, Thurs 30th Jan, Fri 31st Jan
at The Wardrobe Theatre, Above The White Bear, 133 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8BS
8pm, doors open 7:30pm. £5
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