Best Of Friends, The

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About the Show Less...

The Best of Friends is an irresistible look at friendship, love of learning, and the inquiring mind’s incessant search for answers to the big questions. This witty celebration of the enduring value of true friendship is the perfect theatrical treat! Read More >

Much loved TV favourite Patricia Routledge stars with Michael Pennington and Roy Dotrice in a moving comedy about three remarkable people who in their later years become The Best of Friends.

Hugh Whitemore’s delightful play celebrates the camaraderie between Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Sir Sidney Cockerell and acclaimed playwright George Bernard Shaw. Young at heart and full of intellectual vigour, the three friends share gossip, laughs, ideas, experiences and memories in this captivating comedy.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 08/05/2006

Closing Night: 13/05/2006

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Cast & Creative


Patricia Routledge, Roy Dotrice and Michael Pennington


Author - Hugh Whitemore