3 Comedy Plays

24th to 26th March 2022

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The Crimson Cocoanut

by Ian Hay Beith

An Absurdity in One Act

"The Crimson Cocoanut," first published in 1913, is set in a Soho café. The farce includes Russian spies, a policeman from Scotland Yard's CID, two love affairs, a bemused waiter and a device set to explode at any second.

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Directed By

Mike Smith

Cast Members

THE CRIMSON COCOANUT

CAST:

Jack Pincher               Ian Lockey
Robert                        Mike Routledge
Mr. Jabstick                Kris Andersen
Nancy Jabstick           Carolyn Hagger
Nitro Gliserinski         Nic Tortice
Madame Gliserinski   Frances Holmes

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Two in Torquay,

Written by Alan Bennett.
A man and a woman, both middle-aged, engage in polite conversation in a Torquay hotel.

But neither is quite what they seem to be. Who is deceiving whom?

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Directed By

Kris Andersen

Cast Members

Two in Torquay

Cast:
Miss Plunkett   Jean Buckley

Mr Mortimer    Mike Smith
Waiter              Sandy Gardner

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A Little Box Of Oblivion

by Stephen Bean

The play is set in a park in the inner city. It begins with a box being left on a bench with instructions not to move, tilt, knock or open it. A series of motley characters then begin to arrive each with a theory about the contents of the box!

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Directed By

Mike Smith

Cast Members

A LITTLE BOX OF OBLIVION CAST:

Cool         Shaun Fenwick
Woman    Cecilia Bridges
Neurotic   Angela Routledge
Doom       Liesl Alcock
Dick         Robin Jowett

BACKSTAGE SUPPORT CREW
Stage Manager            Matt Osmond

Rehearsal Prompt       Anne Lawrence

Props & Furniture       Mary Ryder, Pat Harvey, Judy Wilthew

Lighting                      Haydon Brewis, Richard Page

Sound                         Michael Pritchard

Ticket Sales               Christine Andersen

Publicity                    Carrie and Colin Craig-Gilby