Buddy Cop 2 at the Progress Theatre

By Gillie Tunley and Brenda Sandilands.

Elisse Power, Alex McCubbin and Charlie West. Photo (c) Richard Brown

The Progress Theatre serves a slice of small-town America in the charmingly offbeat Buddy Cop 2 from the Debate Society of Brooklyn (Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen) and delightfully directed by the insightful Dan Clarke.

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Betrayal at the Progress Theatre

By Gillie Tunley and Brenda Sandilands.

The Progress Theatre’s latest production is Harold Pinter’s 1978 classic, Betrayal, which is famously based on Pinter’s real-life affair with BBC television presenter Joan Bakewell. In this play, he uses clever reverse chronology to explore the complex theme of betrayal.

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Murder, Margaret and Me at the Progress Theatre

The author Philip Meeks has had a lifelong obsession with Agatha Christie and was inspired by the idea of turning Agatha Christie sleuth to uncover Margaret Rutherford’s dark secret. His sensitive and witty script is laced with intrigue and delightful humour.

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