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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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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.
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.
Flare Path tells the story of former actress Patricia, the wife of an RAF pilot, as their marriage is tested to the limits by the surprise arrival of her exlover and Hollywood idol.
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.
And then there was the time Dustin Hoffman visited her in her dressing room because he loved her in the play Flare Path.
Her recent TV appearances also include The Scapegoat and Accused - and she has won coveted Olivier awards for her roles in West End musical Legally Blonde and the play Flare Path.