MON 27 MAR - SAT 1 APR
Out Of Order
The Olivier Award-winning comedy returns.
When Richard Willey (Andrew Hall), a Government Junior Minister, plans to spend the evening with Jane Worthington (Susie Amy), one of the Opposition’s typists, in the Westminster Hotel, things go disastrously wrong - beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel’s only unreliable sash window.
Desperately trying to get out of an extremely sticky situation, Richard calls for his secretary, George Pigden (Shaun Williamson) who, through Richard’s lies sinks further and further into trouble with everybody and ends up going through an identity crisis. Things go from bad to worse with the arrival of Jane’s distraught young husband and with the addition of an unscrupulous waiter (James Holmes), a frustrated Hotel Manager (Arthur Bostrom), Mrs Willey (Sue Holderness) and Nurse Foster - things really come to a head!
Ray Cooney is today recognised theatrically and publicly as "the master of farce" (The Telegraph) whose credits include Run For Your Wife, Funny Money and It Runs In The Family. This stellar company includes Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras); Sue Holderness (Only Fools & Horses, Green Green Grass); Andrew Hall (Butterflies, Coronation Street); Susie Amy (Footballers Wives); James Holmes (Miranda) and Arthur Bostrom (‘Allo ‘Allo!).
You can read more about comedy-dramas at The Marlowe on our blog.
Thu & Sat matinees: 2.30pm
*Booking Fees Apply. By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The Marlowe Friends: 75p per ticket booking fee (by phone, in person & online). The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.
An extra charge of £1 applies if you would also like your tickets posted. Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge. There is no booking fee made for group bookings of 15 tickets or more or customers with access needs, when booking by phone or in person.
The following per ticket fees apply when booking tickets at our theatre:
- Booking by phone and in person at our Box Office: £1 per ticket booking fee
- Booking online: 75p per ticket booking fee
- The Marlowe Friends (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee
- For all productions in The Marlowe Studio (booking by phone, in person at the Box Office and online): 75p per ticket booking fee
The maximum booking fee you will be charged, when booking your tickets in person or over the phone, is £8. If you book more than 15 tickets per transaction, in person or over the phone, you will not be charged a booking fee.
If you book online, you will be charged a per ticket booking fee for all of the tickets that you book, with no maximum booking fee charge. Customers with access needs are not charged a booking fee if booking by phone and in person.
An extra charge of £1 applies if you would like your tickets posted. The Marlowe Friends do not pay a postage charge.
Booking fees do not apply for creative workshops, school group bookings, artist talks and gift vouchers.