Salisbury Playhouse announces new season

Natalie Woolman
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Simon Stephens’ new play London is to premiere at Salisbury Playhouse later this year ahead of a national tour.

London will combine Stephens’ previous work Sea Wall with a new play, T5, and both follow families and “the choices they make for the precious things they love”. It is a co-production between the Salisbury venue, Paines Plough and Newcastle’s Live Theatre.

London will run in the Salberg Studio in Salisbury from October 3 to 20, and will then tour the UK.

The Salisbury venue is to also to stage the premiere of a new adaptation of William Golding’s novel The Spire. It has been adapted by Roger Spottiswoode and will be directed by Gareth Machin. It will run from November 1 to 24.

A revival of Stepping Out also forms part of the season. It will be directed by Adam Penford, who was the associate director on One Man, Two Guvnors, and it will be choreographed by Andrew Wright. It runs from September 6.

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