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New Carl Grose play to feature in Plymouth Theatre Royal season

49 Donkeys Hanged by Carl Grose
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New plays by Carl Grose and Christopher William Hill will feature in the Plymouth Theatre Royal’s 2018 season.

Grose, whose credits include The Grinning Man, will premiere his new play 49 Donkeys Hanged in the Drum.

Directed by Plymouth Theatre Royal’s artistic director Simon Stokes,
49 Donkeys Hanged will run at the Drum from March 22 to April 7.

Set in Cornwall, the “dark, surreal comedy” is about a man called Stanley Bray who is addicted to hanging donkeys.

William Hill’s play Clockwork Canaries, about “a cat of murderous disposition”, will run from February 22 to March 10.

Casting has also been announced for the Theatre Royal Plymouth’s mini-season at the Southwark Playhouse in London.

Simon Darven, Becci Gemmell, Tala Gouveia and Andy Rush have been cast in The Here and This and Now by Glenn Waldron, which runs January 10 to February 10.
The mini-season at Southwark Playhouse also includes The War has Not Yet Started by Mikhail Durnenkov.

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