QE2’s TALKING HEADS at CC Amstel Theatre postponed

POSTPONED until 17th – 21st March 2021 (Originally scheduled for 11th – 15th November) See the QETC website for more information.

Two short plays
Chip in the Sugar and Bed Among the Lentils
by Alan Bennett

These two comedy/dramas from Britain’s best loved writer, Alan Bennett,  are in Amsterdam this November. Bennett’s career spans TV, Film and Theatre. His play, The History Boys took home no fewer than 6 Tony Awards.

Bed Among the Lentils

Starring Loveday Smith

Vicar’s wife Susan is an atheist; and an alcoholic. Not exactly cut out for life in a quiet Yorkshire parish, she turns to an Indian shopkeeper for solace. To her surprise, solace is not the only thing on the menu, among the sacks of lentils.

A Chip in the Sugar

Starring Mark Winstanley

Graham is a mild, middle-aged man who still lives with his ageing, widowed mother. His humdrum existence is jeopardised however when her old flame, Mr.Turnbull, appears on the scene. The future looks bleak for Graham, but an unexpected visitor gives him the opportunity to restore the status quo.