The Queen of Madagascar – Provisional Dates
PART OF A SEASON OF FOUR NEW PLAYS.
See all 4 for the price of 3. Call the Box Office to book this special offer – 01424-423221
Thursday 19th & Friday 20th November 2020
Theses are the provisional dates agreed for The Queen of Madagascar. As soon as the Government relaxes the rules on social isolation the box office will contact ticket holders offering them the opportunity to transfer their bookings to the new date. If this is not possible you will be offered;
a) An alternative show
b) A Gift voucher
c) An opportunity to donate the cost of your ticket to the theatre
d) A refund
Further tickets will go on general sale when the show goes back into rehearsal’
By David Charles Manners
‘To believe takes determination, repetition – and an awful lot of practice’
Elizabeth Horne communes with the dead in her drawing room. Her devotees include Lady Blount who believes the world is flat, Reverend Aiken who believes in polygamy, and Mrs Christie who believes everything she’s told. But when Elizabeth invites an unlikely new member to their Sacred Circle, not only are their beliefs challenged, but all their lives are changed.
The Queen of Madagascar is the true story of a remarkable Edwardian scandal, exposing how the human need for hope can convince us to hold to radical beliefs, even when they defy common sense and scientific fact. The comedy is based entirely on original letters, court transcripts, newspaper reports and inherited family stories, Elizabeth Horne being a relation of the author.