BRUSH WITH A BODY

Synopsis: 

 

The entire play takes place in the morning room of Sybil Walling’s house in Hampstead. In Sybil’s absence her children call in the chimney sweep, whose brushes dislodge not only soot, but also a body. When Sybil returns she has some surprising news for them…. As the story unfolds there are some hilarious misunderstandings and surprises.

 

 

Brush with A Body was first performed in 1962 at St. Martin's Theatre, London.

 

PLAYWRIGHT: Maurice McLoughlin wrote this play in 1962. Not a lot of information could be found about his life or work, but other plays of his include 'Letter From The General' (1961), an adaptation of Frank Richard's 'Billy Bunters Christmas Circus' (1962) and 'Shadow In The Sun (1963).

 

BRUSH WITH A BODY

Playwright:  Maurice McLoughlin

Genre:  Comedy/Drama

Directed by:  Anthony White

Production Date:  March 1964

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

BHTC Production Number: 31

Joan Clayman

June Colledge

John McDonnell

Betty Dann

John Stallwood

Anthony Hole

Marjorie Liechti

Rodney Nash

Robin Harris

June Steer

Cast

Sarah Walling

Cynthia Walling

Mr Flaherty

Mrs Darcy

Paul Martell

Sybil Walling

Detective Inspector Hardy

Sergeant Bray

Rosita Hernandez

The Hon Pamela Colefax

Peter Campbell

Jane Towell

Pauline Jarvis

Jo White

Leon Figg

Yvonne Jones

Alan Dann

Elsie Nash

Jack Trowbridge

Crew

Stage Director

Prompt

Properties

Wardrobe

Effects

Business & Publicity

Front of House

Box Office Manager

Set Designer

Press & Award Reviews & Photo

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