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The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd

This is a free event but please book your place in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Written in 1910, Mrs Holroyd waits for her drunken husband to return home, unaware that tragedy is about to strike... A reading of Lawrence's play directed by Martin Berry, whose previous work at Lakeside includes A Christmas Carol, Sweeney Todd and Dr Faustus. Following the play will be a discussion of the playwriting by Stephen Lowe (author of Old Big 'Ead in the Spirit of the Man); William Ivory (writer of BBC1's Truckers); and James Moran (whose book, The Theatre of DH Lawrence, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2015). Suitable for 12+ Approx. 90 minute running time