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Upcoming Productions

Alison Neil

Larks And Magic

Thursday 08 Feb 2018 - Saturday 10 Feb 2018

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Tickets from Backwell Drama Club: 01275 464261


Those of you who have enjoyed Alison Neil's previous plays, bringing to life Hildegard of Binghen, Mary Anning (the fossil lady) and Mrs Beeton, will be pleased to know Alison is returning to Backwell Playhouse Theatre in February.

In her new play, "Larks and Magic", Alison brings E. Nesbit to life, best known as the author of "The Railway Children", just one of the many stories she wrote. However, E. Nesbit's own life was far more extraordinary that any of her magical stories. Charming, badly behaved and always up for a lark, her domestic arrangements still seem jaw-dropping, even today. As part of the Bohemian set in London at the end of the 19th century, she was a founder of the Fabian Society and friends of many famous literary figures from George Bernard Shaw to Noel Coward.

Once read, her children's stories are never forgotten and it seems E. Nesbit herself was unforgettable too. Come and meet her in award winning actress Alison Neil's fast moving and entertaining account of her life, larks and enduring magic.

The premiere of the one act play, "Larks and Magic", followed by a Q&A session with Alison, will start at 8.00 pm from Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 February at Backwell Playhouse. Tickets at £7 are available through the Backwell Drama Club box office on 01275 464261.

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