A one-man show in library

Mark Carey in Into the Breach
Mark Carey in Into the Breach

A one-man show set during the Second World War will be coming to Long Buckby Library next month.

Mark Carey has written and directed the show, called Into the Breach, to be performed at the Station Road venue on Thursday, May 8.

The show is a nostalgic, funny and moving story which will appeal to all, from ten years and up.

George Crocker is keen to liven up his dull life so he decides to join the village Drama Club.

But what happens after that turns his world upside down.

It is a vivid portrait of village life with all seventeen colourful characters played by one man.

Mark has been an actor and a writer for over 30 years.

Brought up in Exeter, Mark decided he wanted to be an actor when working on The Onedin Line for the BBC, at the age of 13.

On TV he has appeared in The Invincibles, Widows, Doctors, The Bill, Murphy’s Law, Underbelly, Casualty, Allo Allo, London’s’ Burning and Morse.

Mark has also appeared regularly at the Bridge House Theatre in Warwick.

Directed by Alison Sutcliff he played Macbeth, Bottom, The Inspector in An Inspector Calls, Frank in Educating Rita, Stephano in The Tempest and Torvald in A Dolls House, among other roles.

He worked in Rep’ all over the country but mainly in Northampton where he appeared in over 30 plays and played panto dame four times.

He has worked at several different theatres as well as going out on tour and working in London’s West End.

Ticket prices are £9 per adult, to include wine, and a reduced admission price of £6 for under 18s.

To book call into the library, telephone 0300 126 1000 or email bucklib@northamptonshire.gov.uk

For further information about the show or Mark, visit intothebreach.info/index.html.