• Date: 1st December 2021 - 4th December 2021
  • Every week
  • Location: Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG
  • Time: 19:30 - 22:00
  • Cost: £13

Arcadia (1993), written by English playwright Tom Stoppard, explores the relationship between past and present, order and disorder, certainty and uncertainty. It has been praised by many critics.

Bob Hope Theatre

In a stately home in 1809, Thomasina Coverly is a precocious teenager with ideas about mathematics, nature and physics well ahead of her time. She studies with her tutor Septimus Hodge, a friend of Lord Byron (a guest in the house). In the present day, writer Hannah Jarvis and literature professor Bernard Nightingale both converge on the house: She is investigating a hermit who once lived on the grounds; he is researching a mysterious chapter in the life of Byron. As their studies unfold – with the help of Valentine Coverly, the current heir to the state – the truth about what happened in Thomasina's time is gradually revealed.

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