28th November 2017 19:30 - 02nd December 2017 19:30
This acclaimed comedy drama by Alfred Uhry premiered off-Broadway in 1987 and became an Oscar-winning film. When elderly widow Daisy Werthan crashes her car one day in 1948, her son hires African-American Hoke Colburn as her chauffeur. Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but across a 25 year backdrop of prejudice, inequality and civil unrest, a profound and life-altering friendship blossoms.
Siân Phillips’ dazzling career spans more than seven decades. Her multi award-winning performances range from I, Claudius to Dune, and Marlene on Broadway to Cabaret in the West End. RSC actor Derek Griffiths’ numerous West End credits include Beauty and the Beast and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.