Chris Connel as Jackie and Jane Holman as Mary (Photo: Keith Pattison. Source: Northern Stage - used with permission).
Close the Coalhouse Door will be performed at the Richmond Theatre next week, 9-12 May. It will then be performed at The Lowry (15-19 May).
While at The Lowry, it will be recorded for Radio 4 (comment from Haze).
A review of the production from the Guardian has called it "exuberant" and the cast has been described as "an engaging ensemble of actor-musicians." Similarly, David Williams has praised Sam's direction as "lively and gorgeously irreverent" and the versatility of the cast.