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Solid Gold Cadillac Tickets

Garrick TheatreLondon

Patricia Routledge and Roy Hudd return to the stage in a new production of George S Kaufman and Howard Teichmann's classic comedy, directed by Ian Brown - Artistic Director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse...

Written and premiered on Broadway in 1953, The Solid Gold Cadillac is a sparkling satire from the golden age of American comedy. The play was subsequently adapted for the screen and released in 1956 with Judy Holliday and Paul Douglas. The show was first seen in London in 1965 at the Saville Theatre, starring Margaret Rutherford and Sidney James.

The play has a remarkably timely theme. Mrs Laura Partridge is an elderly lady. She holds a few shares in the General Products Corporation of America. Recently retired from the stage, she decides to use some of her new-found leisure to attend a shareholders' AGM. At first, the newly promoted senior management of the G.P.C.A barely register her presence. But not for long. When it comes to confirming their massive salary increases by proxy vote, they find she has some rather awkward questions to ask...