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Ring Round The Moon

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About the Show Less...

A new production of Jean Anouilh's comedy of mistaken identity, manners and affairs of the heart, set in a glamorous society dance in 1950s France. Read More >

A comedy of mistaken identity, manners and mannerisms, and affairs of the heart, this madcap play is set at a glamorous society dance in 1950s France, played out under the dazzling lights of a winter garden.

Identical twins Hugo and Frederic could not be more different; Hugo appears heartless and aloof while his brother is thoughtful and diffident. As Hugo prepares an evening of charades and facade at the Spring Ball, he little expects to be outplayed by his wily aunt, who resolves his games with unexpectedly happy results.

Written by Jean Anouilh in 1947, the play was translated and adapted by Chistopher Fry and was last seen in London’s West End in 1967.

For more about this production read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/02/2008

Opening Night: 19/02/2008

Closing Night: 29/03/2008

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Cast & Creative


Emily Bruni, Fiona Button, Joanna David, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Peter Eyre, JJ Feild, Andrew Havill, Belinda Lang, John Ramm, Angela Thorne


Director - Sean Mathias

Producer - Karl Sydow and Act Productions

Designer - Colin Richmond

Lighting Designer - Mark Hendersen

Sound - Gregory Clarke

Author - Jean Anouilh

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