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GaslightLittle Theatre:

by Patrick Hamilton

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Directed by Hannah Stow

16-21 April, 7.30pm

Tickets £6-10, available here

The play Gaslight opens at Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, on Monday, 16 April, so get your tickets now! Gaslight, a 1938 play by Patrick Hamilton, is a psychological thriller set in a Victorian world shrouded in fog, and lit by flickering gaslight.


Photos: Bruce Cutts

What terrors lurk in the shadows, for Bella Manningham, when her husband mysteriously disappears from the house, and the gas lights dim? Bella is filled with growing apprehension and self-doubt. Is she going mad as her husband claims?


Photos: Bruce Cutts

As the drama unfolds, it becomes clear that Jack is intent on convincing Bella that she is going insane, even to the point of assuring her she is "imagining" the gas light in the house is dimming.

The appearance of a police detective called Rough soon leads Bella to realise that Jack is responsible for her torment. Rough explains that the apartment above was once occupied by one Alice Barlow, a wealthy woman who was murdered for her jewels but that the murderer never uncovered them.


Photos: Bruce Cutts

Seen here in rehearsal, is Hazel Mrozek, as Bella, the tormented spouse.

The play runs from Monday to Saturday, 16-21 April, at 7.30pm. Get your tickets now, at Innovation or online at www.hblt.co.uk.


Photos: Bruce Cutts

Previously, on the HebWeb

Be My Baby by Amanda Whittington - Feb 2018

Roleplay by Alan Ayckbourn- Nov 2017

A View from the Bridge - April 2017

Spring and Port Wine - February 2017

Moonlight and Magnolias - September 2016

See also

Little Theatre website