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Our first show of 2018 will be the play Ladies Day at The Bradford Playhouse 21st to 24th March. 
Ladies’ Day is a comedy drama from Amanda Whittington about four unlikely lasses from Hull who decide to take a day trip to the races. Focusing on the friendship between the four distinctly different women, the play has proved hugely popular with amateur groups across the UK.
Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York. Out go the hairnets, overalls and wellies as they do themselves up to the nines and head off to the races. Glamour puss Shelley is interested in meeting a handsome, and preferably rich, man. Linda, on the other hand, is skint after letting her duplicitous mother back into her life. Pearl spills the beans on her illicit love life to devoted single mother, Jan, who is concerned for her academically ambitious daughter. As the girls guzzle champagne they come across a variety of characters from an arrogant TV pundit to a sensitive jockey. They place the odd bet too and if their luck holds, they could just hit the jackpot.
Ladies’ Day premiered at Hull Truck Theatre in 2005 and has been revived many times since including at the Royal Court in Liverpool and the Oldham Coliseum in Manchester. 

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Our 2018 Summer show will be the fantastic musical GUYS and DOLLS on 27th to 30th June 2018 at The Bradford Playhouse

Guys and Dolls is Frank Loesser's celebrated musical comedy about rolling the dice and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway.
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys And Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend, nightclub performer Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Masterson for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown. Guys And Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.