Giltrap Audi season of

Winding Up

By Roger Hall

11 FEB - 8 MAR 2020 — Comedy



Auckland Theatre Company


ASB Waterfront Theatre


2 hours including a 20 minute interval



Barry and Gen may have retired, but these spirited seniors aren’t slowing down!

With overseas travel to plan, family feuds to settle, the inevitable health problems, and a friend to bury, Barry and Gen put the fun into funerals and discover new complications in conjugal relations.

From Roger Hall, theatre legend and award-winning writer of Glide TimeMiddle-Age Spread and Four Flat Whites in ItalyWinding Up is a hilarious testament to the lighter side of the golden years.

Escape the heat and book for this summer’s sparkling world premiere!

"An electrifying stage presence thanks to Mark Hadlow's bravado performance." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs

"Alison Quigan displays immaculate comic timing." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs

"The laughs comes thick and fast." - NZ Herald on Hall's Last Legs

Show photography by Andi Crown Photography

Dates &

Tue 25 Feb 7:00 PM

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Wed 26 Feb 7:00 PM

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Thu 27 Feb 8:00 PM

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Fri 28 Feb 8:30 PM

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Sat 29 Feb 2:00 PM

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Sat 29 Feb 8:00 PM

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Sun 1 Mar 4:00 PM

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Tue 3 Mar 7:00 PM

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Wed 4 Mar 1:00 PM Matinee

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Wed 4 Mar 7:00 PM

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Thu 5 Mar 8:00 PM

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Fri 6 Mar 8:00 PM

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Sat 7 Mar 2:00 PM

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Sat 7 Mar 8:00 PM

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Sun 8 Mar 4:00 PM

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Special Events

Backstage Story

Discover the world behind the curtain, find out what takes place in the rehearsal room at these behind-the-scenes talks with the director, designers, and cast of each show.

Auckland Theatre Company Studios
487 Dominion Rd, Mount Eden
Carpark & entry off Brixton Road

Tuesday, 28 January, 6:30pm


Join us before the performance to hear from playwrights Sir Roger Hall (Winding Up, Glide Time, Four Flat Whites in Italy) and Stuart Hoar (Rendered, Bright Star, Pasefika) about Winding Up and playwriting in New Zealand. Before the talk, enjoy a drink and snack in the Villa Maria Gallery.

Sunday, 23 February, 2:45pm




Hastings | 11 - 12 March
Toitoi - Hawkes Bay Arts and Events Centre | TICKETS

Hamilton | 16 - 17 March
Clarence St Theatre | TICKETS

New Plymouth | 20 - 21 March
TSB Showplace | TICKETS

Tauranga | 25 - 26 March
Baycourt Community & Arts Centre | TICKETS


Matinee Promo - $1 Lunch


Book a ticket to one of the following matinees and for just $1 be treated to lunch before the show!

Sunday 16 Feb 4pm, Sat 22 Feb 2pm or Wed 4 March 1pm.   

Matinee promo package:

Adult $60 | Senior $55 | Groups 6+ $50
Includes LUNCH 

0800 ATC TIX or email us at

For the matinee special both the ticket and the lunch have to be booked through our box office. $1 lunch must be purchased at the same time as booking tickets and cannot be added to an existing booking.

In The News

Seven Sharp


A sure-fire hit.
NZ Herald
Superb entertainment... Sir Roger Hall may be in his 80's but he's let us all know loud and clear that he still has 'it'; in fact, this latest work is one of his best.
Broadway World
Brilliant… his dialogue is so natural and artless, it’s less like being in a theatre and more like overhearing your parents or grandparents conversation (but a lot funnier). If you’re a boomer (like me) you might wonder if maybe he put a bug in your lounge and recorded your conversations with your spouse.
13th Floor
Roger Hall has managed to capture the essence of the lives of retired couples in a perceptive play full of keen observation and incisive wit.
NZ Arts Review