Chance to enjoy the seaside by being nowhere near the sea

Four seaside plaus featuring colourful and animated characters and a surprising twist can be seen at The Playhouse in Northampton.

Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 6:00 am

These plays make some delicate observations on life that are sometimes humorous, sometimes touching and always compassionate.

In Day Trippers, co-workers, one confident and one prudish, learn more about themselves and their colleagues than they ought to during a brilliantly funny outing at a nudist beach.

The Guilt Card concerns a woman whose life is blighted by the machinations and emotional blackmail of her sickly elder sister.

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Theatrical Digs is a farcical battle of wits, work, agents and mobile phones between a glamorous, conceited actress and an eccentric older performer.

Short Changed finds a retired headmistress facing revenge from a social services official who is an ex pupil.

All four of the plays can be seen from Tuesday May 17 to Saturday May 21 at the Clare Street venue. Tickets cost £8, and £6.50 for concessions

They can be booked in advance by calling the box office on 01604 627791 or by emailing [email protected].