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flare path

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(Aeronautics) an airstrip illuminated for use at night or in bad weather
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Noun1.flare path - an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
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Tickets are selling fast for Lichfield Operatic Society's production of The Full Monty at the city's Garrick Theatre Shropshire Drama Company will bring Terence Rattigan's Flare Path to Shrewsbury's Walker Theatre, playing yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Besides the wonderfully nostalgic songs and romantic movies from the era, there have also been some excellent dramas written, including Flare Path.
Flare Path, by Terence Rattigan, is a highly-charged drama set in Lincolnshire in 1941, when RAF bomber squadrons were flying nightly sorties deep into German territory.
Sheridan, who will take the stage atSage Gatesheadon April 10, has won Oliver Awards for her roles in hit musical Legally Blonde and the 2012 production of Terence Rattigan's Flare Path and also a BAFTA TV award for her role in Mrs Biggs (playing Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs' wife), and a National Television Award for playing '60s pop icon Cilla Black in the acclaimed TV dramatisation about the singer's life.
. FRI APRIL 15, SAT APRIL 16 FLARE PATH Darlington Civic Theatre eves 7.30pm from PS17, 01325 486555 www.darlingtoncivic.co.uk SLEEP NO MORE Billingham Players, Theatre Upstairs, Belasis Avenue, Billingham PS7-PS11 www.billinghamplayers.co.uk .
Flare Path at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold Set in 1942, against a backdrop of heartache and quiet bravery, Flare Path paints an evocative portrait of life in wartime Britain for the RAF bomber crews, their wives and sweethearts, who were left awaiting their return.
Flare Path, National Tour, various (till 7 May 2016)
Carlton Little Theatre, Grange Road West, Birkenhead, 0151 647 6593, - Sat 14 Nov, PS5 Flare Path Set in 1942, Flare Path paints an evocative portrait of life in wartime Britain for the RAF bomber crews, their wives and sweethearts, who were left awaiting their return.
Sophie, daughter of the late actor Simon Ward and whose acting credits include Holby City, A Dark Adapted Eye and Jane Eyre, with her theatre work including Private Lives, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Flare Path, had to read the novel again, having read it as a teenager and initially missing its depth.
Christopher Morley Flare Path Malvern Festival Theatres ?????
Her award-winning turn in Trevor Nunn's 2011 production of Flare Path brought her to the attention of Dustin Hoffman, who offered her a part in Quartet, alongside Dame Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly.
Following her stunning turns on stage, she's now the darling of the British theatre, having bagged two Oliviers for Legally Blonde and Flare Path, so little wonder she's been chosen to co-host this year's Olivier Awards from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.