Mother keeps control of her sons through gifts, threats and ruthless exploitation of their weaknesses, but when they are forced to come together to celebrate her wedding anniversary (regardless of deceased Dad), her sons finally find the strength to revolt against her tyranny.
PLAYWRIGHTS: Bill MacIlwraith. A British film was
made of The Anniversary in 1968 starring
Bette Davis as the tyranical matriarch.
Genre: Balck Comedy
Playwright: Bill MacIlwraith
Directed by: Paul Hartley
Production Date: April 1990
Staged: The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill
BHTC Production Number: 151
Keith Griffiths, Pat Griffiths, Alan Herbert, Laurie Parsons, David Fox, Jonathan Fox,
Terry Thompsett & Graham Wood
Denise Borer & Debbie Wenham
Lighting & Sound
Publicity & Continuity
Front of House