A couple embrace in a field. In the foreground a cricket ball and wicket.

The Fancy Man

Presented by Tabs Productions

Written by Mike Stott

Show Dates, Times & Tickets

Tue 24 August 2021 to Sat 28 August 2021

At Pomegranate Theatre

Starts Eves 7.30pm, Wed mat 2pm, Sat mat 3pm.

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Does Amy Granville have a ‘fancy man’?

Set in a small Pennine village in the 1920’s, Amy and Arthur have been married just under a year, but the small community begins to talk in whispers when Amy starts visiting the public baths twice a week and taking long walks alone. Arthur is more interested in cricket, football, and his pigeons. In an attempt to inspire more romance in their relationship, Amy does nothing to dispel the rumours of her ‘fancy man’.

“At once funny and immensely moving. Particularly impressive is the way the play moves between knockabout comedy and bittersweet tragedy.'' Time Out

Ages 15+. Contains some nudity and adult themes.

Running time: 110min incl. interval

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Thorntons Win

Book all 3 plays by midnight on Sun 20 June and be entered into a prize draw to win a delicious Champagne Giftset from Thorntons. For terms and conditions and full details, please see our news story.

To book 3 plays for the price of 2, please book each play individually and select the 3 for 2 ticket type when choosing your ticket. This special offer can also be booked by calling the box office on 01246 345 222.

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Ticket Information

£22
Concessions £21
Child age 15+ (contains some adult themes and nudity) £19

Friends save 20%

Refreshment Packages

Hot drink + muffin £2.50
Any tea or coffee and muffin (assorted flavours available)

Soft drink + sweets or Magnum £4.35
Bottle of Pepsi Max, Diet Pepsi, Tango Orange or 7up Free. Plus Magnum ice cream or a sharing pouch of sweets.

Soft drink + sweets + Magnum & £6.35
Bottle of Pepsi Max, Diet Pepsi, Tango Orange or 7up Free. Plus Magnum ice cream and a sharing pouch of sweets.

Alcoholic drink + Pringles £4.95
500ml bottle of Carlsberg, Lager, Somersby Cider or Tribute Ale, or 187ml house wine. Plus small tube of Pringles.

We will direct you to the collection point on arrival to the theatre. When collecting your order, simply give the name the booking was made under – you don’t need to print your ticket or confirmation email. However, having it to hand on your phone or tablet would be of help. If you have mobility difficulties, a member of the team can collect your order and deliver it to your seat in the auditorium – just let our team member know when you arrive at the theatre.

*We will try our best to have everything in stock, but the choices listed within each package may be subject to availability on the day.

This event was originally due to take place at an earlier date, but it was rescheduled due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) as follows:

Tue 1 Sep - Sat 5 Sep 2020 rescheduled to Tue 26 - Sat 30 Jan 2021 
Tue 26 - Sat 30 Jan 2021 rescheduled to Tue 24 - Sat 28 Aug 2021

Customers who purchased tickets for the original date(s) are advised to read ouinformation page.

Each ticket price advertised above includes a £1.50 booking fee. No matter how you book (online, phone, in person) or how you pay (cash, credit/debit card, voucher), the fee will always be the same.