World premiere production

Arrivals & Departures

Presented by Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough, in association with Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

At a London main line rail terminus an elaborate trap is deployed in an attempt to capture a dangerous and elusive terrorist, codenamed Cerastes.  Major Quentin Sexton and his hand-picked SSDO (Strategic Simulated Distractional Operations) Unit are poised, ready to pounce. To assist them, civilian witness, Barry Hawkins and Ez Swain, his ‘minder’ are on hand to confirm final identification. What can possibly go wrong? 

For the luckless Major quite a lot really, when his key witness turns out to be a garrulous, suspiciously unreliable traffic warden and the minder, a troubled young female soldier with severe attitude problems. On top of which, is Quentin’s so-called elite unit really all it’s cracked up to be?

Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn


Alan Ayckbourn discusses his 77th play here

Main Auditorium

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 19:45 to Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 20:00

Tue 28 Jan – Fri 31 Jan

Tue - Thur Eve 7.45pm

Fri & Sat Eve 8.00pm

Thur Mats 2.30pm

Sat 1 Feb 8.00pm

Running times: Act 1 70mins, Interval 15mins, Act 2 60mins

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