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The Hutton Players present Ronald Harwood’s award winning backstage tragicomedy starring Sir and his Dresser.

Set in 1942 in a provincial English theatre, ‘The Dresser’ takes us into the backstage world of Sir, the last of the great, but dying breed of English actor-managers as he struggles through Lear with the aid of his dresser.  Sir appears to be falling apart, but the show must go on – despite the air raid and shortage of performers.  Supporting characters of  ‘Her Ladyship’, Stage Manager Madge, young aspiring actress Irene and a motley variety of actors (too old or unfit to join the forces) add colour to this powerful play.

By kind permission of Samuel French.