Tuesday, 21 May 2013

~IB~ Baby Fairfield Halls. Wuthering Heights showing NOW!!


 

 
 

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Based on the book by Emily Brontë
 
Adapted by Jane Thornton    Directed by Andrew Lynford

 
Starring Adele Silva and Mark Homer

 
Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th May 2013

 

Adele Silva and Mark Homer star in Jane Thornton’s stage adaptation of Emily Brontë’s classic novel Wuthering Heights, directed by Andrew Lynford, at the Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield, Halls, Croydon from Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th May.

 Set on the windswept Moors this famous love story between Cathy Earnshaw and Heathcliff is a haunting tale of Gothic suspense. Young foundling, Heathcliff, is taken in by Mr. Earnshaw and brought up alongside his own children Hindley and Cathy. Whilst Hindley feels bitterly towards the ‘intruder’, Cathy sees Heathcliff as a new playmate and they form a close relationship as they grow up. Arrogant and free-spirited, Cathy captures Heathcliff’s heart and soul but ultimately his love is not enough for her. Betrayal and despair of those around him eventually drives Heathcliff’s need for revenge.

 Adele Silva is well known for her role as Kelly Windsor in ITV’s Emmerdale. She has recently filmed the ITV drama Crime Stories and has just appeared in a new comedy pilot series called Training Daze. Amongst her many credits Adele has shown her culinary skills in the third series of the reality show Hells’ Kitchen, with head chef Marco Pierre White, in which she was runner-up and following her success released her own limited edition selection of wines as part of a new show Mistress Of The Vine.

 Mark Homer is best remembered as character Tony Hills in the BBC series EastEnders. He appeared in the show at the same time as Wuthering Heights’ director Andrew Lynford, who played Simon Raymond. Both Characters were involved in a gay storyline, making news headlines at the time, which also featured Martine McCutcheon as Tiffany Raymond, Tony Hill’s girlfriend and Simon’s sister. Mark’s credits also include stage productions of the thriller Rope, Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the horror The Pit and the Pendulum.

Andrew Lynford has worked as an actor, presenter, writer, choreographer, producer and director. He received a Best Newcomer Award nomination at the National Television Awards for playing Simon Raymond and has extensive TV and stage credits as an actor. Andrew has been writing and directing since 2005; his most recent work directing the national tour of Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced. 

The cast of Wuthering Heights also features James Clifford, Jeremy Randall and Alison Egan.

 Performances are at 7.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday with matinees on Wednesday & Saturday at 2.30pm and Thursday at 11am & 2.30pm. Tickets are available from the Fairfield Box Office 020 8688 9291 or online at www.fairfield.co.uk priced £11 Adult, £9 Concessions, £7.50 Schools. Family Ticket £35. No booking fees!

 

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