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Chesterfield Theatres Spring Play Season 2022
Co-productions with Tabs Productions and Rumpus Theatre Company



Tuesday 18 January - Saturday 22 January 2022

When Henry Perkins tries to escape to Barcelona with a cash-stuffed briefcase that he has found on a train, confusion mounts on confusion, with an inevitable hysterical conclusion ... Henry's long-suffering wife Jean nearly has a nervous breakdown, friends Betty and Vic Johnson find themselves helplessly involved; add in two policemen and a taxi driver whose lives will never be the same again and not to mention the not-so-sinister stranger who's ended up with Henry's briefcase instead of his own - with the money!

Funny Money




Tue 25 January to Sat 29 January 2022

Based on the original Ealing comedy screenplay by TEB Clarke.

The branch line between Mallingford and Titfield is threatened with closure, so the plucky Titfield villagers decide to take matters into their own hands and run it themselves! But can they disentangle themselves from all that cumbersome red tape …
and will they beat the rival bus service run by local shyster Vernon Crump?

Titfield Thunderbolt




Tue 01 February to Sat 05 February 2022

When artless Percy comes down to London with his mates for a football match, he rashly accepts a £50 bet to finish off the evening with a girl who’s approached him in a club. But once back at her bedsit, and with the drink wearing off, he finds it not quite as easy to join the sexual revolution as he’d hoped - despite Cyrenne’s best efforts! Set firmly in the swinging sixties, Charles Dyer’s funny and perceptive play is an endearing classic that has received many West End revivals and a memorable production by our own Tabs Productions.

Rattle of a Simple Man