A Christmas Fair

Jim Cartwright

A Christmas Fair

From The Milton Rooms and Park House, in association with English Touring Theatre, comes a World Premiere of a new play by internationally renowned playwright Jim Cartwright (Road; The Rise and Fall of Little Voice).

It is Christmas. In the old village hall, villagers are setting up their stalls for the annual fair. Amidst the bric-a-brac, tombola and crafts, hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking stories emerge, fueled by the powerful Christmas punch at the refreshments table. Young love seems imminent, the vicar has his mind elsewhere, Veronica needs all hands on deck to make this fair a success and the caretaker just wants to go home.

Village life as seen through the eyes of one of the country’s leading playwrights. Will romance blossom? Will secrets be revealed? And will the audience be able to buy their own last minute stocking fillers and sample the Christmas punch? Will the Christmas Fair go with a bang? It just might…

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