Written by Andrew Davies
Directed by Sara Yarwood
Rose is a play set in the ‘80s about a primary school teacher who is dissatisfied with her life, both at home and at school. Her new ways of working impress the primary school adviser but are not welcomed by the traditional headmistress, who feels strong discipline is the key to the progress the school has made. Rose’s husband, Geoffrey, has lost the energy to cope and struggles to understand what is required at work and within his marriage. Sally, Rose’s best friend, also has a husband who has failed to live up to his previous promise as an aspiring musician and songwriter, and now spends his days drinking Southern Comfort. The play focuses on people’s genuine concerns – their families, their children and their careers. There are no heroes or villains in the play. Will Rose manage to break free from the life she has created, or will she end up trapped into conformity?
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