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The Shawshank Redemption

Mon 31 October - Sat 5 November

The Shawshank Redemption

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Mon

31 Oct

7.30pm

From: £16.00

Tue

01 Nov

7.30pm

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Wed

02 Nov

2pm

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Wed

02 Nov

7.30pm

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Thu

03 Nov

7.30pm

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  • Audio Described

Fri

04 Nov

7.30pm

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  • British Sign Language (BSL)

Sat

05 Nov

2pm

From: £16.00

Sat

05 Nov

7.30pm

From: £16.00

Based on the short novel by Stephen King

Adapted by Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns

Directed by David Esbjornson

Based on the 1982 novella Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption the play examines desperation, injustice, friendship and hope behind the claustrophobic bars of a maximum-security facility. The 1994 feature film regularly voted Britain’s favourite ever movie, starred Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman and was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Despite protests of his innocence, Andy Dufresne is handed a double life sentence for the brutal murder of his wife and her lover. Incarcerated at the notorious Shawshank facility, he quickly learns that no-one can survive alone. Andy strikes up an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer Red, and things take a slight turn for the better. However, when Warden Stammas decides to bully Andy into subservience and exploits his talents for accountancy, a desperate plan is quietly hatched…

Audio Described | Thursday 3 November at 7.30pm | Touch Tour at 6.15pm
BSL interpreted by Emma Jane Heap | Friday 4 November at 7.30pm

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