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Alison Neil’s previous play Bella - The Story of Mrs Beeton was hugely popular, and toured from 1988-2002. It was also adapted as a BBC Radio 4 Saturday Afternoon Play.

Now, to mark the 150th Anniversary of Mrs Beetons’ death, award-winning playwright Alison Neil provides a lively, all-new retelling of this entertaining and moving story, using the latest research...

Many years after Isabella Beeton’s untimely death, Bessie Mayson muses on the extraordinary life of her famous big sister. They were the eldest of twenty-one children, brought up in the Grand Stand at Epsom Race Course. Quiet, obedient Isabella fell for a charming publisher called Sam Beeton, and joined his rackety life in journalism, culminating in her world-famous Beeton’s Book of Household Management. Her family disapproved. But were they right? Thirty years on, Bessie is not so sure...

Tickets: £11.00

This is a seated theatrical performance of around one hour’s duration, followed by an interval and then a Q&A session of around 15 minutes.

For accessibility questions, please contact the venue directly on 01634 332700

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Venue: Eastgate House

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Customers who have restricted mobility should contact the venue directly on 01634 332700 regarding access.

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