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The Common Pursuit

May - July 2008

About The Show

This sharp comedy charts the progress of a group of mismatched Cambridge undergraduates who launch a literary publication – The Common Pursuit.

Fresh, determined and gifted, their joint venture brings them together in friendship, hope and the promise of a bright future. But as the years go by and the erosion of ambition sets in, the friends find it hard to stay true to the ideals of their youth in the world beyond…

Directed by Fiona Laird, the cast includes; Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen; The Producers – West End), James Dreyfus (Gimme, Gimme, Gimme; Cabaret – West End), Nigel Harman (Eastenders; Guys & Dolls – West End); Robert Portal (39 Steps – West End); Ben Caplan (The PassionBBC; Two Thousand Years – NT) and Mary Stockley (Ballet Shoes – BBC; Look Back in Anger  – NT).


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