For Pat, recently widowed, this year’s charabanc trip to Whitby is tinged with sadness, but she is determined to enjoy herself. Phil and Edna provide entertainment with old-time dancing. Phil, too, is trying to enjoy herself, despite being trapped in a dead marriage, and during their first dance together he and Pat feel the unexpected spark of mutual attraction. Despite disapproval from others, they decide to seize this second chance and start a new life together.
Preston Drama Club present this Mike Harding classic. Mike Harding is well known for his music and stand up comedy and for his love of the outdoors. He has also written over 40 books and plays covering a wide range of topics from poetry to fly-fishing. Although he was born in Manchester he has lived in the Yorkshire Dales for the last 40 years.
This play, “ Last Tango in Whitby” reflects his Northern roots and his excellent observational skills. The play takes place around Whitby in the 1980s.
Ticket prices Wednesday £8 & £7, Thursday to Saturday £9 & £8