THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR

Synopsis:

 

Based on a short story by Thomas Hardy, this is a tale of an illiterate servant girl who falls in love with a stranger, Charles, and convinces her mistress to write him love letters on her behalf. Through writing the letters and reading his replies her mistress falls in love with Charles and he with her, but - innocent of the deception - Charles proposes to the servant girl. Only when it is too late does he discover the true identity of his love. 

PLAYWRIGHT: Frank Harvey (11/08/1912 - 6/11/1981) based on a story by Thomas Hardy (2/6/1840 – 11/1/1928). 

BHTC NOTES: 

This production won three awards from Mark Gale's

Mid Sussex Review Of The Year:

 

Diane Lane - Best Actress,

Joan Collins - Best Director  

Geoff Twyman - Best Set Design

(See Press Awards below).

THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR

Genre: Drama

Playwright: Frank Harvey

Directed by: Joan Collins

Production Date:  October 1991

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill

 

BHTC Production Number: 157

Cast

Diane Lane
Anthony Hole

Jo White

Cher Klimek

David Abbott

Nicola Wood

 

Edith Harnham

Arthur Harnham

Letty Harnham

Anna

Charles Bradford

Sarah

Geoff Twyman

 

No Further Details on Crew Members are Available

Crew

Set Design

Wedding Guests: Pat Griffiths, Val Herbert, Louise Thompsett, Karen Berrett, Leon Figg, Graham Knight & Timothy Rowland.

Programme & Press Cuttings & Award

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Backstage Photos 1-4

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