Ann of Green Gables -a tale of laughter, tears and love

The Bench Theatre's production of Anne of Green Gables is coming to The Spring in Havant.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:47 pm

Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew have sent away for an orphan boy to help them work at Green Gables farm.

Instead, they are sent a red-haired chatterbox called Anne Shirley for whom chaos seems to follow in her wake.

Join Anne and other characters in this tale of laughter, tears and love.

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It was written by Lucy Maud Montgomery and adapted by Emma Reeves, who also authored the adaptation of our tremendously popular 2013 production of Little Women.

Mark Wakeman, the director of the show, says: ‘Following on from our successful production of Little Women we searched for other literary adaptations and my attention was drawn to this particular version of Green Gables as it was adapted by the same writer, Emma Reeves.

‘It completely captures the spirit of the book which is important as it’s a cherished part of a lot of people’s childhoods.

‘Bringing all the fun, laughter and tears of this classic heart-warming story to life in an exciting way that we can’t wait to share with everyone.’

This is a timeless tale about a spirited orphan girl adopted by mistake.

The story is full of fun, laughter, adventure and joy, and aims to put a smile on your face.

Tickets: £9.50, £7.50 concessions.

Matinee: £8.50, £6.50 concessions. Special Offer: two tickets for the price of one. Tickets from (023) 9247 2700 or online at