Mallets

Theatre (comedy, drama)

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  • theSpace @ Surgeons Hall - Theatre 2
  • 14:10
  • Aug 24
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Dogfish
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Scenes of Violence, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Mallets takes place on a prissy perfect croquet lawn in Middle England, as the most tranquil of summer afternoons is forced to pay witness to a bloodthirsty grudge match between two rival couples. It’s a ruthless, marital comedy that is both darkly funny and a little bit sad – all washed down with a good glug of Pimm’s. 'Fast-paced and entertaining' (Mancunion), Rex Fisher’s debut play strips naked the cringey and comedic woes of retired life, laying them out bare for us all to giggle at.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Ann 83 days ago

Our first show for 2019 and a quirky little play to start with. You could believe that you are in a typical English garden amongst a typical middle class situation
Gave us a guideline as to what to expect this year!

Paul 84 days ago

Pleased we picked out this show. It is well written and well performed by three talented actors with an unexpected twist at the end.

Sara Smith 90 days ago

This was a spur of the moment decision to see and what a treat. Excellent performances from all, clever set, very funny, hugely entertaining. I know which decision I would have made Phillippa


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Edinburgh Guide (4/5 stars) 87 days ago

The setting is Sam and Philippa’s tidy, tranquil garden with the tweet of bird song on a hot summer afternoon; canvas chairs, picnic table,  bottles of Bombay gin and Pimms ready for their guests, Kate and Howard. Philippa sits immersed in an Anne Tyler novel while Sam stands polishing, caressing,...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 88 days ago

When sports-casual clad Sam (Harry Fredrickson) starts the show polishing his balls and is soon after frantically pumping on the shaft (of his mallet, you dirty lot), it looks like this croquet-themed show is set to be an hour of innuendo-heavy sex comedy. It is a sex comedy of sorts,...

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