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11 Nov 2021 - 13 Nov 2021
The Viaduct Theatre
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The Cowfields of Slack Bottom & Trouble at Upperthong

Price: £16

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THE COW FIELDS OF SLACK BOTTOM / TROUBLE AT UPPER THONG
A double bill from Talking Stock
Two new one act plays from award-winning Halifax playwright, Alan Stockdill, played together as a double bill with interval.

Thursday 11th November 2021 @ 7.30pm
Friday 12th November 2021 @ 7.30pm
Saturday 13th November 2021 @ 2.30pm
Saturday 13th November 2021 @ 7.30pm

THE COW FIELDS OF SLACK BOTTOM
The Smidgintons and Smacklethwaites have farmed the Scuddleswick valley in peace and prosperity for centuries. But when young Fred makes a request of his neighbour, he unleashes a terrible chain of events with somewhat hilarious consequences. A tale of passion, dead men’s boots, mushy peas, slack bottoms and horse whips; find out what happens when Stockdill gives Chekhov a right good going over.

TROUBLE AT UPPER THONG
Love is in the air, but its path doesn’t run smoothly in this new Yorkshire comedy. A story of betrothals, promises breached, boils lanced and a fool fettled. Throw in a widow woman plus a love-sick doctor and it’s a recipe for mayhem and merriment. The Smidgintons and the Smacklethwaites of The Cow Fields of Slack Bottom are joined by the Blenkinsops and the Thackers in a tale that will tickle your tonsils.

TICKET PRICE: £16 FULL PRICE, £12.50 PARTIALLY RESTRICTED

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