A DRAMA society is busy with final rehearsals for a female version of The Odd Couple.

Neil Simon's The Odd Couple will be staged by the Durham Drama Society at The City Theatre, Fowler’s Yard, Durham City from Sunday, February 2 to Saturday, February 8.

Directed by Teresa Hagger, the play depicts the lives of the messy and chaotic Olive (Lesley Anderson) and neurotic and obsessively tidy Florence (Liz Cooke), who come together after the failure of their respective marriages.

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Sunday’s performance starts at 2.30pm while on all other days the curtain rises at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £6.50 (conc £5.50) and can be purchased at the Gala Box Office, Millennium Place, Durham or on 0300 0266600.