Rapture Bites: The Twelve-Pound Look By J M Barrie


2 hours

Adam Smith Theatre is delighted to work with Rapture Theatre to bring a short season of lunchtime theatre. These classic one-act plays are written by three of the most influential, ground-breaking and highly regarded writers of the last 100 years. Spanning the 20th century, with themes, characters and situations that resonate today, these are classic plays for a modern audience.

Tickets £12, enjoy a spot of light lunch included in your ticket price with a scrummy slice of quality theatre.

Play 1: The Twelve-Pound Look by JM Barrie (1910)

A scintillating one-act satire penned by the Scottish scribe of Peter Pan and What Every Woman Knows. Harry Sims is about to receive a knighthood for his services to business and the “art” of making money. His dutiful wife has enlisted the services of a typist, to respond to the many letters of congratulations Harry has received. But Harry is in for a shock, as a “ghost” from his past is about to visit….

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