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Gaslight

FHODS proudly present

“Gaslight” A Victorian Thriller
6th – 9th November at the Tower Theatre in Folkestone

From The Archers to Love Island and the #MeToo movement, gaslighting has become part of our vocabulary, and was shortlisted for Word of the Year in 2018 by Oxford English Dictionary.

However, the term originated from the play Gaslight, Patrick Hamilton’s gripping thriller first performed in 1938. It was later turned into an Oscar nominated film in 1944, starring Ingrid Bergman and Angela Lansbury.

Gaslight opens with Jack Manningham slowly and deliberately driving his wife, Bella, insane. With bills going missing and paintings being removed, Jack has almost succeeded in his efforts. However, help arrives in the form of Rough, an ex-detective, who reveals to Bella the true identity of her husband and the depths of Jack’s depravity. Together, Bella and Rough work to expose Manningham and bring him to justice, whilst also giving Bella an opportunity to escape his manipulation.

This gripping #FHODS production will be on from Wednesday 6th November-Saturday 9th November and all performances will be at 7:30pm.

Tickets are available now by either calling the Box Office on 01303 223925 or book online at
www.towertheatrefolkestone.co.uk

Published 10 October, 2019