The Grass is Greener

18th March 2023

Tickets from £23.50

Running time approx 2 hours 5 minutes

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Starring: Tom Conti, Janie Dee, Tristan Gemmill, Elizabeth Payne & Malcolm James.

In this charming and beautifully written comedy, Aristocrats Victor and Hilary, happily married for some twenty years, are forced by the new 1950s Inheritance Tax laws to open their stately home to the half crown paying public.  A charming American ventures into the private apartments, encounters Hilary and both are targeted by Cupid’s merciless arrow.  To rescue his threatened life and love, Victor resorts to an ancient and violent method of resolving the dispute.


Written by Hugh and Margaret Williams, one of Britain’s favourite play-writing teams of the Sixties, The Grass Is Greener was a huge hit in London’s West End, and was subsequently adapted into an award-winning film starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons.


TOM CONTI is one of the most respected and celebrated actors of his generation.  Unforgettable as the leading man in Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, Shirley Valentine and Reuben, Reuben for which he was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar.  JANIE DEE is a multiple award winning actress and musical theatre performer including two Olivier Awards, The Evening Standard Award, a New York Obie and a Theatre World Award.