For Love or Money

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for love or money

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 7:30pm - Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 7:30pm
Main Stage, 7.30pm Saturday Matinee 2.30pm
Tickets: 
£20 - £12 / Under 26s £8 / Kirklees Passport Holders £3 off
Northern Broadsides
Written by: 
Blake Morrison
Director: 
Barrie Rutter OBE
Post-Show Discussion: Wednesday 11 October

A daft comedy about greed.

 

It’s the 1920s. In a small Yorkshire town, the wily-widow, Rose, entertains the advances of two dubious suitors. Fuller is a fabulously rich and morally corrupt banker who woos Rose by parading his wealth whilst hiding a few secrets. Handsome Arthur is much younger and deceitful through and through. He plays Rose for as much money as she can take from Fuller.

 

A love triangle then; a deliciously wicked tale of rivalry and greed.

 

Throw in a bailiff, a drunkard, a vamp, a second-hand clothes dealer and two upwardly mobile servants, and the complications multiply.

 

A firm favourite with LBT audiences, Northern Broadsides (The Merry Wives, The Winter’s Tale, She Stoops to Conquer) return with an adaptation of Alain-René Lesage’s savage eighteenth century comedy Turcaret, directed by and featuring Broadsides’ Artistic Director Barrie Rutter OBE. Blake Morrison’s FOR LOVE OR MONEY is a story of monstrous wealth and whopping lies.

 

'Hysterically funny... left the audience gagging for more'

THE GUARDIAN ON LISA'S SEX STRIKE

 

'This is a company which can deliver comedy with a deft hand'

YORKSHIRE POST ON THE MERRY WIVES