Route 555 – Ladies That Bus


Starts 7.30pm | Pay What You Decide | Theatre | Age Guidance 12+

Ladies That Bus is a comedy-drama and a heart-warming, hilarious tale of journeys taken and not taken, of regrets and celebrations, of isolation and what it means to be free…

Based on real-life interviews with bus travellers in the North West, and peppered with humour, songs and original music, it shows a day-in-the life of the Route 555 bus travelling from Lancaster to Keswick, and the kaleidoscope of different characters that travel on it – each with their very own tales to tell…

Audience response:

“An episodic-like play that introduces you to an array of quirky everyday characters that each have a unique, hilarious perspective on one bus”

“A totally captivating kaleidoscopic glimpse into a series of women’s lives whose only common elements are their use of the bus- and their humanity….”

“A real insight into the rural world of the 555. Not what you expect- in the best possible way!”

“A hilarious, heart-warming, emotional journey!”

The Ladies That Bus developed this play together with The Brewery Arts Centre. Members of our community groups, audience members and staff all contributed stories and ideas to the making of this play, which celebrates this area, the individuals and the communities within it.

Do you love to sing and want to be part of the performance? To book onto the Ladies That Bus Singing Workshop, click here.

If you’re interested in our Ladies That Bus Writing Workshop click here



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