Suddenly Last Summer

Theatre (drama)

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  • St Ninian's Hall - Theatre
  • Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar
  • Aug 5-10, 12-14, 16-17
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Edinburgh Theatre Arts
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Young socialite Catherine Holly has been left traumatised and confined to a mental hospital after witnessing the horrific murder of her cousin Sebastian during a trip to Europe. Her aunt, Violet Venable, invites a psychiatrist to question the girl about her account of the events leading up to Sebastian’s death, but the picture Catherine paints is so graphic and fantastical that Violet refuses to believe it. In one of Tennessee Williams' most haunting pieces of writing, what is the truth of the matter and how far will a mother go to preserve her son's reputation?

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