Playing Dates: Saturday 15/03/2025 - Saturday 22/03/2025 Evenings (7.30 pm): 15th & 17th to 22nd March Matinees (2.30 pm): 16th & 22nd March

Telephone Bookings via Ticketsource's Box Office. 03336663366 _Open Monday to Friday, 9.00AM to 5.00PM (excluding bank holidays). _ The Thrill of Love by Amanda Whittington Directed by Peter Scofield

Amanda Whittington's play dramatises the true story of Ruth Ellis, who was the last woman to be hanged in Britain. 2025 marks the 70th anniversary of her execution at Holloway Prison, but the notoriety of her case, the public outcry over her judicial killing and its influence on the decision to abolish hanging ten years later, mean that her fate has never been forgotten.

On 10th April 1955 Ruth Ellis shot dead her lover, David Blakely, outside a public house in Hampstead. At her trial, only two months later, she pleaded 'not guilty'...


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22/03 2025 2:30pm
Whitefield Garrick Theatre Bank Street MANCHESTER
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