THE stresses and strains of married life are the subject of a play to be held at Farndale Village Hall.

September In The Rain, written by John Godber and directed by Sheila Carter, will be staged in the hall by Esk Valley Theatre on Wednesday, March 29, at 7.30pm.

The play’s main characters, couple Jack and Liz, are making their annual trip to Blackpool. The play tells the story of their holiday, and what it reveals about their relationship.

Funds raised by the production will go towards the Farndale Village Hall rebuilding project. Tickets are £12 from Esk Valley Theatre box office on 01947 897587, or from Barry Sunley on 01751 430323.