- Start time: 7:30 pm
- Recommended age: 14+
Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Written by Andrea Dunbar
Rita, Sue and Bob Too is a twisted, dark and hilarious comedy drama that tells the story of Rita and Sue, two working class girls from a rundown council estate who are about to finish their final year at school. In their spare time, they earn money babysitting for married couple Bob and Michelle. Behind Michelle’s back, Bob embarks on an affair with both Rita and Sue, who take it in turns with him in his car in the countryside. It is only a matter of time before Michelle and Sue's parents finds out and when they do sparks most definitely fly!
Andrea Dunbar’s semi-autobiographical work is a funny, touching and vibrant play, full of wicked humour and is a stark snapshot of 1980s northern working-class life, under an increasingly repressive Tory government. In 1986, the play was adapted into a film of the same name, and attracted a cult following due to its intimate portrayal of ordinary people’s lives
"Theatrical Powerhouse*" Diva Productions (Chicago, The Sound Of Music, The Full Monty and the sell out Rita, Sue and Bob Too (2017) are proud to be presenting this iconic production live on stage across Yorkshire.
" I haven't laughed quite that much as an audience member in a long time "
(North West End)
Please note there is some partial nudity and themes of a sexual / adult nature.
Important Information -
Rita, Sue and Bob Too has been re-scheduled to November 2022
|Original Ticket Dates||New Ticket Date|
|Tue 20 October 2020 or Sat 9 October 2021||Saturday 12 November 2022|
|Wed 21 October 2020 or Sun 10 October 2021||Sunday 13 November 2022|
We're pleased to confirm that your existing tickets will be valid at the rescheduled dates listed above and we hope you can join us. If you chose to collect your tickets from the Box Office at the time of booking, your tickets will still be available for collection up to the date of the rescheduled show.
If you are unable to attend, tickets must be returned to the Box Office by 9 October 2021 for a refund.
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Victoria Theatre COVID Vaccination and Negative Test Policy
The Council and Theatre staff are excited to finally host full scale events after being closed for over 18 months. We know that many of our customers are eager to return to live entertainment and would like life to go back to ‘normal’. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic means that there is a need to continue to protect ourselves, our audiences, and our community, and make some difficult decisions that will help us to prevent the spread of COVID.
For a safe, considerate, and enjoyable experience for everyone the Council has decided to implement the following from the first full size, main house event on Thursday 26 August 21.
We are asking all ticket holders to provide ONE of the following:
Proof of double vaccination via the NHS App using the COVID Passport OR
Proof of a negative lateral flow test, logged within 24 hours of the event OR
Proof of a negative PCR test, logged within 24 hours of the event
You can provide these via the NHS App, which can be used to log all lateral flow and PCR test results. It also records vaccinations and can be used as proof of vaccination. You can also request a paper copy of your Covid Passport using the NHS App.
Please note: The NHS App is different from the NHS Test and Trace App.
We appreciate that not everyone is able to use apps and will therefore also accept the following as proof:
Text / email confirmations of negative test results logged with the NHS OR
A timestamped photograph of you with your negative lateral flow test OR
A COVID vaccination card showing double vaccination and matching photo identification
To further protect ourselves and each other, we are continuing with the programme of enhanced cleaning and continuing to encourage visitors and staff to wear masks while moving around the venue.
As we are all aware, theatres and live entertainment venues have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, we were some of the last places to open and are likely to be the first places to close should the need arise for a return of restrictions.
We really want to make sure that we can remain open, to bring back the joy of live entertainment and shared experiences to all, so that we can all feel as ‘normal’ as possible under the circumstances.
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