Discounted tickets for Beryl by Maxine Peake at the Rose Theatre

The play, written by BAFTA-nominated actress Maxine Peake, star of the Oscar-winning film The Theory of Everything, celebrates the life of sporting legend Beryl Burton.The production, was recently nominated in the best new play category at the Manchester Theatre Awards.

Britain's greatest ever female cyclist, Burton rose from humble Yorkshire beginnings to dominate the world of cycling from the late 50s into the 70's and become a two time world road race champion, five time world track champion, and world record holder. Her true love was racing against the clock and she demonstrated this winning over 72 national individual time trial titles in her career. She also won the British National Championships 13 times and was awarded an OBE in 1968 for her achievements.

To celebrate this superstar of women's cycling, Maxine Peake's portrayal of her life has been transferred onto the stage and is a truly inspirational story. Peake originally wrote the play for radio in 2012 and it opened at West Yorkshire Playhouse in 2014 as the Tour de France raced through Yorkshire. The play is directed by Rebecca Gatward with Samantha Power in the title role and Shameless actress Rebecca Ryan as her daughter Denise. The daughter of Burton, Denise Burton-Cole said: "We are thrilled as it's an outstanding play and it's great that more people will see it".

The Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames will be hosting a series of performances and this discount code which enables you to save up to £11.50 off ticket prices. Simply use this code and purchase tickets for as little as £15.

Use the code BERYL15 online, over the phone 020 8174 0090 or in person at the Rose Theatre Box Office: 24-26 High Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1HL. The offer is valid on tickets for 9 – 12 March performances.  

Full details and booking here.

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