J. M. Barrie Play To Be Performed at Questors

Dear Brutus asks what would you do if given a second chance at life

Dear Brutus Cast
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The Questors are set to stage a play by J. M. Barrie who is best known as the author of Peter Pan.

Dear Brutus, which was first staged in 1917, asks the question, if you were given a second chance at life, would you take it?

Eight strangers find themselves guests of an enigmatic gentleman, who has gathered them all on Midsummer’s Eve because of one common bond. So when an enchanted woodland, holding promises of a second chance at life, appears to them all, the guests feel compelled to enter. But how will they react when their lives are changed forever...?

The play considers if it would benefit people if they could have their lives over again and make different choices. The characters consist of couples, who all feel that they have taken a wrong turning. They are brought together to the house of an ancient individual bearing the Shakespearean name of Lob, who is described as "all that is left of Merry England".

The play runs for 1 hour and fifty minutes including an interval and tickets cost £14 or £7 for members and £10 for guests of members. Under 16s and full-time students go for £7 and concessions are £12. Buy tickets online.

21 December will be a socially distanced performance, meaning that it will be sold at only 50% capacity. For all productions, Questors ask that audience members wear a mask when entering the theatre and when watching a performance.


Ealing's Annual Pantomime is returning with a production of Snow White from 16-31 December in the Judi Dench Playhouse.

Come along for a good boo, hiss and cheer at Ealing’s Annual Pantomime, back at The Questors Theatre for the first time in 24 months. The Dame is dusting off her best frock, for a celebration like never before. Book your tickets here.

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December 9, 2021

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