Hull Playgoers’ next production is Eden End, by J B Priestley, at the Hull Truck Studio Theatre in November 2013.
This edgy drama is an early, intriguing work by Priestley, with dramatic foreshadowings of his later classic, An Inspector Calls.
The cloistered calm of Eden End, the comfortable home of country GP Dr Kirby, is suddenly disrupted by the return of Stella, his beautiful and talented older daughter, after eight years away making her name as an actress.
Stella’s arrival throws into turmoil the sheltered existence of her family, and uncovers secrets, deep passions and bitter resentments that have been carefully hidden.
A way of life is about to be shattered, both at Eden End and in the world beyond its confines…