The Swaledale Artyfacts are the first amateur dramatic company in the country to obtain the rights to perform Stewart Howson’s adaptation of the much loved novel by Compton Mackenzie.
The group promise a night of comedy and music as the backdrop to the hilarious story of the valiant people of the Island of Todday.
It’s World War 2 and due to rationing, there is not a drop of whisky to be had. Then the SS Cabinet Minister runs aground and the crew has to abandon the cargo - 50,000 cases of the best quality export whisky!
Performances are at 7.30pm in Reeth Memorial Hall on April 2, 3 and 4, and in Gunnerside village hall on April 10.
Tickets are £8.50 from Reeth Post Office or ring 01748-880162 or 01748-880147.