2009

'Fawlty Towers' 

by John Cleese and Connie Booth

 

July 2009

Synopsis

A Touch of Class

Basil is delighted when a member of the aristocracy chooses to stay at the Fawlty Towers, snubbing the normal guests who frequent the hotel. What Basil does not know, however, is that the man is not a Lord but a confidence trickster who attempts to steal his collection of rare coins.

Waldorf Salad

An American couple arrives at the hotel late at night expecting to be served a hot dinner. But with the chef off for the night, Basil is forced to make the dinner himself. Things get even more complicated when the two Americans begin ordering meals that Basil has never heard of ...

Cast

A Touch of Class

Basil Fawlty (Matt Cotton); Sybil Fawlty (Lisa Stapleton); Manuel (Daniel Johnson); Polly (Kathryn Walker); Mrs Mackenzie ( (Alice Cleaveland); Lord Melbury (Gordon James); Danny Brown (Andrew Muffett); Major Gowen (Ralph Tilton); Lady Morris (Kathryn Hedger); Mr Wareing (Mike Bone); Mrs Wareing (Natalie Brown); Wareing Child (Hannah Muffett); Mr Watson (Lee Gibbard); Mrs Watson (Sophie Bruton); Paperboy (Ellie Muffett)

Waldorf Salad

Basil Fawlty (Matt Cotton); Sybil Fawlty (Lisa Stapleton); Manuel (Daniel Johnson); Polly (Kathryn Walker); Mr Hamilton (Andrew Muffett); Mrs. Hamilton (Alice Cleaveland); Mr Arrad (Gordon James); Mrs Arrad (Sophie Bruton); Mr Johnstone (Mike Bone); Mrs Johnstone (Kay Trenchard); Terry (Lee Gibbard); Mrs Libson(Natalie Brown); Major Gowen (Ralph Tilton); Miss Hare (Christine Cooke); Miss Gurke (Christine Haggar)

 

Director: Kit Muffett

 

The adjudication for this show, as well as those for many others, is available in the members’ section of the site

 

'Body Language' 

by Alan Ayckbourn

 

November 2009

Synopsis

Welcome to the Othman Clinic - rural retreat and private clinic to the rich and famous, presided over by the clinic's chief surgeon, Benjamin Cooper and his old friend and visitor - the controversial surgeon, Hravic Zyergefoovc. Mayhem ensues when a glamour model and a journalist who has let herself go are involved in a gruesome helicopter accident and find their heads re-attached to the wrong bodies, but the ending has it all stitched up nicely....

'Body Language' 

by Alan Ayckbourn

 

November 2009

Cast

Hravic Zyergefoovc (John Mills), Freya Roope (Sarah Edwards), Benjamin Cooper  (Matthew Cotton), Ronnie Weston  (Danny Johnson), Angie Dell  (Lisa Stapleton), Derek Short  (Andrew Muffett), Jo Knapton  (Kit Muffett), Mal Bennet  (Gordon James), Nurse  (Kathryn Hedger)

 

Director: Andrew Muffett

Hravic Zyergefoovc (John Mills), Freya Roope (Sarah Edwards), Benjamin Cooper  (Matthew Cotton), Ronnie Weston  (Danny Johnson), Angie Dell  (Lisa Stapleton), Derek Short  (Andrew Muffett), Jo Knapton  (Kit Muffett), Mal Bennet  (Gordon James), Nurse  (Kathryn Hedger)

 

Director: Andrew Muffett

The adjudication for this show, as well as those for many others, is available in the members’ section of the site

One Act Festival Entries

 

'Effie's Burning'

by Valerie Windsor

 

February 2009

'Sins of the Father'

by Leo Smith

 

February 2009

Effie, who has lived in mental institutions since the age of thirteen, has been admitted to hospital with severe burns. Treating her is Dr Ruth Kovacs, who finds in Effie's extraordinary story of injustice and official callousness the key to her own suppressed anger and power

Effie Palmer (Christine Cook), Dr Ruth Kovacs (Christine Hagger) & Child’s Voice (Hannah Muffett)

 

Director: Sarah Edwards

Kevin, an upwardly mobile family man, is manipulated into an affair by the glamorous Kitty who then manoeuvres the pliable Kevin into confessing the affair to his wife, which is when the nightmare really begins.

Kitty (Kit Kirwan), Kevin Hargreaves (Andrew Muffett) & Frances Hargreaves (Sarah Edwards)

 

Director: John Mills