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Seasons Greetings by Alan Ayckbourn

Otley Players are delighted to bring you Seasons Greetings by Alan Ayckbourn in collaboration with the Courthouse. Season’s Greetings is Ayckbourn’s brilliantly written and observed two Act Christmas play first brought to stage in 1980, more recently revived at the National Theatre starring Catherine Tate and Mark Gatiss.

Season’s Greetings offers a seriously entertaining look at highs and lows of an average family Christmas, cheating at board games, toys that don’t work, bungled infidelity under the Christmas tree and a chaotically incompetent puppet show. With the children always just out of sight, Christmas has arrived in the Bunker Household, we hope you come and join them.

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