The Landmark

Wife Begins at Forty

Tue 6 - Sat 10 Aug 2019

Tickets £17.50 - £20

Wife Begins At Forty by Ray Cooney, Earl Barret and Arne Sultan

George, believing he has a happy marriage, is shattered to be told by Linda, his wife of 18 years, that she is going to leave him. With advice from their son, his father, and Roger from next door, George takes drastic steps to rejuvenate his marriage with hilarious consequences.

“Wife Begins At Forty” premiered in the West End in 1985 and is a delightful mixture of comedy and pathos. A 1988 TV adaptation starred Liza Goddard and Ray Cooney.

“Wife Begins At Forty” will be presented by Olivier award-winning producer and advisory producer to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Paul Taylor-Mills, as part of a two-week summer play festival. Paul currently produces the longest standing weekly repertory play festival at the Manor Pavilion Theatre in Sidmouth and is delighted to be presenting his work for the first time for at the beautiful Landmark Theatre.


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