Shirley Valentine

Author(s): Willy Russell Company: Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Sally Reid reprises her award-winning performance as Shirley Valentine.

Shirley is a bored, middle-aged wife and mother who contemplates what has happened to her youth. She feels lonely, disenchanted and in a rut. Her children are all grown up and she’s stuck at home with only the kitchen wall to talk to. Shirley dreams of a better life, free from the chains of her domestic boredom and an unappreciative husband.

When her best friend suggests a trip to Greece, Shirley packs her bags, leaves a note on the cupboard door and heads off for a fortnight of rest and relaxation.

In Greece, she meets Costas, rediscovers herself, finds happiness and everything she has been missing. She realises that there is more to life than the dull, mundane existence she leads back home. Now, Shirley has a big decision to make.


Venue: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry Dates:

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