HERE'S a behind the scenes look at rehearsals for the new production heading to the Salisbury Playhouse stage.

September in the Rain stars former Emmerdale and Casualty star Ian Kelsey and Nicola Sloane (Maigret, Black Mirror, Home Fires, Call the Midwife, Parade’s End).

The new production of John Godber’s September in the Rain is directed by Wiltshire Creative's artistic director Gareth Machin.

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In 1950s Blackpool, newly-wed Yorkshire couple, Jack and Liz have crossed the Pennines for their first trip to the seaside mecca.

Beneath an uncertain September sky, they holiday in a world of stripy deckchairs, sandy sandwiches and stroppy donkeys. As the Wurlitzer organ plays they sway together on the dance floor of the Tower Ballroom.

For thirty years, come rain or shine, they never miss their annual week-long holiday on the Blackpool sands. Three decades of boarding houses, talent contests and fish and chips on the prom.

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Moving backwards and forward through time, a married life unfolds through squabbles, children, laughter and tears against the backdrop of the heyday of the British seaside.

For tickets visit: or call 01722 320333 (Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 12pm).


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