Tickets on Sale for How to Spot an Alien


One of the productions on at the newly reopened Questors Theatre


Aliens at The Questors. Picture: Alex Marker

Live performance is back at the Questors Theatre though with social distancing limiting seating it might be a good idea to book your tickets early.

From 20-31 July in the Judi Dench Playhouse you can see How to Spot an Alien by Georgia Christou. It provides a chance to climb aboard a spaceship on an exhilarating adventure through the cosmos and beyond.

When Jelly and Jonjo are forced to live with their mysterious Aunt Leina, they are suddenly plunged into an ominous new world, where doors are firmly locked, windows are blacked out and questions are strictly forbidden. But when their aunt begins to show alien-like qualities, their suspicions soon get the better of them.

Coming up next week, also in the Judi Dench Playhouse is The Children which is being performed from 13-17 July.

Written by award-winning playwright Lucy Kirkwood and originally performed at The Royal Court to critical acclaim, this play comes to The Questors Theatre for a limited six performances.

Retired couple, ex-nuclear scientists Hazel and Robin, are living off salad, yoghurt and yoga in an isolated coastal cottage, as the world around them crumbles. But when an old friend arrives, the past collides with the present to dramatically alter their futures.

This weekend (Saturday 10 July) there is workshop performance of a new play – India Gate. Follow Edwin and Emily Lutyens’ story of their connection with the Indian community in London and Delhi during the construction of the All India War Memorial (India Gate), set in the context of Martyr Udham Singh's fight for India's freedom and independence from the British Raj began. All tickets £2. Approximate running time 50 minutes.

You can also still listen for free to The Spot of Joy by Hilary Spiers an audio play inspired by Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess.

Zaccharia finds himself at the doors of Castello Estense, sent on a quest to match the Duke with his master's daughter, Margherita. With suspicions surrounding the death of the Dukes's previous wife, Zaccharia must decide whether to follow his love and loyalty to the young Margherita or the promise of future riches.

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July 8, 2021