Sam Walters programmes a season of plays by female playwrights - spanning brand new plays, as well as neglected or forgotten plays, including: The Years Between by Daphne Du Maurier, Chains (1909) by Elizabeth Baker, the British premiere of Fanny Burney's 1802 play The Woman Hater and the British premiere of Susan Glaspell's Chains of Dew (1922).

September 2008: The theatre celebrates its long association with Vaclav Havel by presnting the playwright's most recent play Leaving, a performance of which was attended by the man himself, along with two double bills of Havel's short plays: Mountain Hotel, Audience, Protest and Private View. A company of actors performed all five productions.

The cast of Glaspell's Chains of Dew, 2008. Photo by Robert Day.

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