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"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. "
(Macbeth: Act V Scene V)
'Taken at Midnight' by Mark Hayhurst for April 2018
The Company is delighted to announce that it has recently been granted a licence to present ‘Taken at Midnight’ by Mark Hayhurst at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre’s, Mill Studio next April.
The play had its world premiere at the Chichester Festival Theatre in October 2014 and transferred to the West End in January 2015. It tells the story of the life of Hans Litten, his cross-examination of Adolf Hitler in court in 1931 and his mother's attempts to secure his release after his arrest by the Nazis in 1933.
The Lighted Fools production, which will be directed by Richard Parish and designed by David Hemsley-Brown, will feature, Alison Brooks as Irmgard Litten with Nick Lund as her son Hans and is likely to be the first production of the play outside Chichester and London
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'The Homecoming' Finishes Run!
'The Homecoming' finished its four performance run at The Mill last Saturday. It was another total sell out for the Company playing to full and appreciative houses. Reviews and audience comments will be available to read in 'Past Productions' shortly as well as production photographs which may be viewed in the Gallery
The Company now takes a break until rehearsals begin in August for its October production of Tim Whitnall's one-man play 'Morecambe'.

'Morecambe' by Tim Whitnall for October
Tim Whitnall’s one-man play, ‘Morecambe’, about the life of Eric Morecambe is the Company’s choice for its October production at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre’s Mill Studio.
Having won an Edinburgh Fringe Award in 2009 the play had a West End run in 2010 winning the 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment and then went on two UK tours.
David Webb, who will be making his 22nd appearance with Lighted Fools, will take on the enormous challenge of playing Eric.
The play will be directed by Richard Parish with musical direction by David Perkins and design by David Hemsley-Brown. It will run for four performances from 19th to 21st October

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