Blithe Spirit comes to West Country

PUBLISHED: 18:00 31 January 2020

Jennifer Saunders in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

Jennifer Saunders in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

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Noel Coward’s comedy Blithe Spirit will be staged at the Theatre Royal prior to its West End transfer.

Jennifer Saunders and Emma Naomi in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby ClarkJennifer Saunders and Emma Naomi in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

One of the UK's most popular comic actresses, Jennifer Saunders, returns to the Bath venue to star in the production, directed by five-time Olivier Award winner Richard Eyre.

Inventive, witty and Noël Coward's own favourite play, this meticulously engineered comedy is filled with a party of hilarious characters.

Jennifer Saunders' gleefully funny performance as one of Coward's best-loved characters, the eccentric clairvoyant Madame Arcati delighted critics and audiences when Blithe Spirit opened in Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season last June.

The same acclaimed cast now returns to Bath as part of a short tour.

Geoffrey Streatfeild, Jennifer Saunders, Lisa Dillon and Simon Coates in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby ClarkGeoffrey Streatfeild, Jennifer Saunders, Lisa Dillon and Simon Coates in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

Blithe Spirit will be staged from Tuesday to Saturday.

Tickets, priced from £29, are available from the Box Office on 01225 448844 and online at www.theatreroyal.org.uk

Jennifer Saunders in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby ClarkJennifer Saunders in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

Geoffrey Streatfeild, Emma Naomi, Jennifer Saunders and Lisa Dillon  in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby ClarkGeoffrey Streatfeild, Emma Naomi, Jennifer Saunders and Lisa Dillon in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

Emma Naomi and Geoffrey Streatfeild in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby ClarkEmma Naomi and Geoffrey Streatfeild in Blithe Spirit. Picture: Nobby Clark

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