by Alan Ayckbourn.
Auditions: Sunday 29th April 2018, 3pm.
Playing Dates: 30th November – 8th December 2018.
Director: Adrian Bowd.
“Brilliantly combines cynicism and humor.” – Sunday Express.
“Superbly crafted.” – Sunday Telegraph.
a feeble-spirited doctor, with strong views on non-violence and obsessed with a dismal puppet show for the children;
Bernard’s lush of a wife, whom Bernard struggles to support;
Phyllis’s brother. always busy fiddling with anything mechanical out in his shed;
Endures a stale marriage to Neville, resorting to flapping about the house and constantly dressing the Christmas tree.
A lacklustre and lazy man who tried to strike out on his own but failed, sucks up to his friend Neville for work;
Eddie’s pregnant wife, largely ignored, and can only nag at him and wish she were not having another child;
Belinda’s emotionally fuddled sister;
A writer, in a non-starter of a relationship with Rachel
Neville and Phyllis’s uncle, a cantankerous man who boasts about “thirty years experience” as a security officer, bemoans the collapse of society whilst himself gorging on TV violence, much to Bernard’s annoyance.
Scripts will be available to hire from the Box Office.