Forbidden passions

Lady Chatterley's Lover at Buxton Opera House.
Lady Chatterley's Lover at Buxton Opera House.

Buxton Opera House is offering an evocative stage adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover on Tuesday, May 24, at 7.30pm.

Lady Constance Chatterley is trapped in a loveless marriage. Injured in battle, her husband Clifford is unable to satisfy her desires and so Constance finds herself in the arms of another.

But Lady Chatterley’s man is a bit of rough. Mellors, her paramour, is her husband’s gamekeeper. As their passionate love affair reaches its climax, the constraints of Constance’s class-led society are broken down.

Written in 1925, D.H. Lawrence’s controversial work was banned from sale until 1960 for its frank and explicit depiction of sex and its portrayal of a passionate and adulterous love affair.

Tickets for Lady Chatterley’s Lover are priced at £13.50. Call the box office on 0845 127 2190.