Viva’s Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook in Soham

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse. - Credit: Archant

The latest production by Soham theatre group Viva will be performed at The Brook tonight (8), tomorrow (9) and Saturday (10).

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse. - Credit: Archant

Bazaar and Rummage, described as a darkly comic play, was written by Sue Townsend, author of The Adrain Mole Diaries.

Gwenda, an ex-agoraphobic, leads a self-help group of three who have been unable to leave their homes for a variety of reasons.

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Viva's Bazaar and Rummage opens tonight at The Brook, Soham. PHOTO: Mike Rouse. - Credit: Archant

She forces them to help at a local bazaar, enlisting the support of Fliss, a trainee social-worker.

While sorting through the rummage their individual fears erupt but calm is restored by the ever-sensible Fliss.


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As they leave the hall it is apparent their agoraphobia is not cured but they have made the effort.

Performances are at 7.30pm. Tickets, £12.50 each, by calling the box office on 01353 722228 or email vivayouth@hotmail.co.uk or go to http://www.wegottickets.com/bazaar-and-rummage

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The show is suitable for those over the age of 14. It contains some strong language and sensitive issues.

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