by Jessica Swale
It is 1660. The Puritans have run away with their drab grey tails between their legs. Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, French and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is getting her satsumas out for the punters.
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the king. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the court? And at what cost?
Performances start 7.30pm at Bolton Little Theatre Hanover Street Mon-Sat. Monday night 3 for 2. Group bookings 10+ £9.00 (please book through the theatre Box Office) Wheelchair space available (please book through the theatre Box Office).
You can book at Bolton Little Theatre box office in person or by telephone on Monday night from 7.30 to 9pm and Friday mornings from 10.30 to 12 noon. You can book during the run of the plays, or you can book online at boltonlittletheatre.ticketsource.co.uk or through this website using the links below. Tickets can be e-tickets (no charge) mobile phone ticket (50p) standard post (£1.50)
Tickets £10 each
Monday 17th September
Tuesday 18th September
Wednesday 19th September
Thursday 20th September
Friday 21st September
Saturday 22nd September