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24 May – 1 June 2024

Tempo Theatre is proud to kick off its 50th anniversary season with the Australian classic comedy Mother and Son. This is the first non professional production of this play in Canberra. It is a new and updated, stage version written by Geoffrey Atherden and based on his popular original television series of the 1980s and 90s. This is a funny and heart-warming show and features all the favourite characters from the TV series about the Beare family. It centres around the relationship between Maggie – who is becoming more “forgetful” – and her younger son Arthur, who moved in when his father died and never left. He finds a new girlfriend and plans to go on holiday with her. Will Maggie allow this to happen? Will the philandering older brother Robert step up to the plate to care for his mother? Whether you remember the original show or not you are sure to enjoy the true to life situations and laugh at the Beare family and Maggie’s winning antics.

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Synopsis

24 May – 1 June 2024

Tempo Theatre is proud to kick off its 50th anniversary season with the Australian classic comedy Mother and Son.

This is the first non professional production of this play in Canberra. It is a new and updated, stage version written by Geoffrey Atherden and based on his popular original television series of the 1980s and 90s. This is a funny and heart-warming show and features all the favourite characters from the TV series about the Beare family.

It centres around the relationship between Maggie – who is becoming more “forgetful” – and her younger son Arthur, who moved in when his father died and never left. He finds a new girlfriend and plans to go on holiday with her. Will Maggie allow this to happen? Will the philandering older brother Robert step up to the plate to care for his mother?

Whether you remember the original show or not you are sure to enjoy the true to life situations and laugh at the Beare family and Maggie’s winning antics.

Dates & Times

Friday 24 May 2024, 7.30pm

Saturday 25 May 2024, 2pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 26 May 2024, 4pm

Monday 27 May 2024, 2pm

Wednesday 29 May 2024, 7.30pm

Thursday 30 May 2024, 7.30pm

Friday 31 May 2024, 7.30pm

Saturday 1 June 2024, 2pm & 7.30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Tempo Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains strobe lighting and haze effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for children.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

VENUE:
Belconnen Community Theatre


 

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