Welcome to The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London

Here you can watch new and popular plays every week. We deliver a full season of professional-quality productions - and provide a performance venue for touring theatre companies.

Anyone can get involved - become a Questors member and take part in everything from acting and directing to lighting, front of house and stage design.

We also deliver theatre training for all ages - find out about our Academy and Youth Theatre.

There's lots of reasons to discover The Questors:

  • You'll enjoy our theatre. We perform in our own high-quality theatre venue - with our 350-seat Judi Dench Playhouse and 90-seat Studio theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our plays. Every year we stage a season of 15-20 plays, from modern dramas and comedies to classics of British and world theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our high quality. We're a member of the Society of Independent Theatres and one of the biggest drama groups in London.
  • You'll enjoy our friendliness. Our front of house team are all Questors members, and our Grapevine bar features in the Good Beer Guide and was recognised by CAMRA.

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Diana of Dobson's

16 Dec - 30 Dec 17 | The Studio

Diana of Dobson

The Questors present

Diana of Dobson's

by Cicely Hamilton

What a difference a little money makes…

"The play that became a classic statement for the women’s rights movement."

“A comic tale of a charismatic young woman who strives for independence in a world ruled by class and gender.”

Long days, pitiful pay, and no pleasure. Diana leads a dreary life as a shop-girl at Dobson’s Emporium. Until, that is, she is left a legacy of £300. Rather than saving or investing it sensibly, she decides to blow it all on fine clothes and a holiday at the best hotel in Switzerland. She finds herself in the Alps pursued by two men who are fascinated by her strength and audacity and, they presume, her wealth.

Cicely Hamilton was a successful actress, writer and campaigner for women’s rights. She is celebrated for writing the lyrics of the anthem for the Suffragette movement, ‘The March of the Women.’

“Life, strife – these two are one,
Naught can ye win but by faith and daring.”

A rare and daring revival of this gem of the Edwardian theatre. Hamilton’s work is as relevant today as it ever was.

Suitable for ages 8+

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The Questors Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, Ealing W5 5BQ
Box Office 020 8567 5184, Theatre Office 020 8567 0011
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