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Thu, 21 Mar


Stenton Village Hall

The Stenton Footlights presents 'Nell Gwynn'

Jessica Swale's bawdy comedy about the famous orange seller turned actress who became the mistress of King Charles II TICKETS £15 Non-Refundable! Please ensure you've selected the correct performance date Age recommendation 16+ THIS EVENT IS PAST

The Stenton Footlights presents 'Nell Gwynn'
The Stenton Footlights presents 'Nell Gwynn'

Time & Location

21 Mar 2024, 19:30

Stenton Village Hall, Stenton, Dunbar EH42 1TE, UK

About The Event

It is 1660. The Puritans have run away with their drab grey tails between their legs. King Charles II has exploded on to the scene with a love of all things loud, French and sexy. At Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is selling oranges for sixpence. Little does she know who's watching...

How on earth does a King meet someone from the sleezy streets of London, you may well ask? Well…obviously, he goes to the best place to spot talent… the theatre!

A boisterous comedy charting the rise of theatre’s greatest rebel, a woman making her way through a man’s world with joyful cheek and charm. Ambitious mistresses, stroppy Queens… in all senses of the word…oh dear, is that expression acceptable these days? Anyway, this play has the lot!

Directed by Rufus Bellamy

Age Restriction: Unsuitable for under 16s. Contains Adult themes and language. 

Refreshments on sale plus the famous Footlights Raffle.

This is a non-profit event. Any surplus funds raised will be utilised to support future productions of Stenton Footlights.


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