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  • Tickets from £13.00 - £17.95
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  • Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th June 2022
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

THE SILENCE OF SNOW: THE LIFE OF PATRICK HAMILTON

Written and performed by Mark Farrelly

Directed by Linda Marlowe

Mark Farrelly returns with his riveting, kinetic solo show portraying one of the great English writers of the inter-war years. Patrick Hamilton was a dazzling success in his twenties, producing hit plays Rope (filmed by Hitchcock) and Gaslight, and classic novels Twenty Thousand Streets Under The SkyHangover Square and The Slaves of Solitude.

But Hamilton was also an alcoholic, whose wit darkened as his inner and outer worlds collapsed. Covering the entire sweep of Hamilton’s thrilling life and writing, The Silence of Snow entertains and challenges in equal measure, asking audiences: why do so many of us get through life without feeling we ever truly knew another person?

Mark Farrelly’s West End credits include Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opposite Matthew Kelly. He is directed by EastEndersstar Linda Marlowe, who also directed Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope.

Supporting MIND, the UK’s leading mental health charity

Running time: 70 mins no interval

Reviews

★★★★ “You won’t be able to take your eyes off this magnetic actor Mark Farrelly. He inhabits the character of Hamilton with a blazing fluidity” The Times

★★★★ “Farrelly’s performance is electric” What’s On Stage 

★★★★ “Master of the monologue Mark Farrelly intriguingly deploys his many skills and all his talents” Broadway Baby

★★★★ “Clear and sharp-eyed characterisation and performance of a very high order”  Edinburgh Guide 

★★★★ “Farrelly’s achievement is to portray a life so lacking in personal happiness so entertainingly” British Theatre Guide 

★★★★ “Farrelly’s sharp, insightful and witty writing and his magnificent acting linger long in the mind” Fairy Powered Productions

★★★★ “The masterful Farrelly doesn’t so much play as inhabit the role of Hamilton…he holds us spellbound” Theatre Things

★★★★ “A barnstorming performance that leaves you breathless” Camden Review

★★★★ “Wonderful passion and charisma…a complete embodiment of a complex character” Exeunt

★★★★ “Horrifyingly funny snapshot of the wit, novelist and playwright…brilliant” The Spectator

★★★★ “Farrelly’s revelatory autopsy of a cauterised heart of darkness is intimidatingly implosive: stand well close” The Reviews Hub 

★★★★ “Farrelly’s performance is a tour de force, and his talent is clear” Everything Theatre

★★★★ “A complex and witty portrait” London Theatre 1

★★★★★ “An outstanding piece that crams so much emotion and sheer acting skill into the hour” Weekend Notes

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Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
The SIlence of Snow

Admit One 7:30pm

19:30 - 20:30 £13.00
Pre-Theatre Dining

2 courses Set Menu

18:00 - 19:30 £17.95

Location

Address

Town and Gown Pub & Theatre, 8, Market Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PF

Organiser

Town and Gown Pub & Theatre
Town and Gown is Cambridge's latest pub with a twist. Expect a truly traditional pub, tanked craft beer, great British food and even an intimate fringe theatre! We've gone back to the roots of the building and bringing some real history back to life.

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    Visited 5 days ago Written by Secret Cabaret Club customer
    A great night out. Very entertaining and in a nice venue Will be returning
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