DRY ROT

DRY ROT

Directed by:  Sheila Wells

Genre:  Comedy  Farce

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

Synopsis: 

 

In order to be near the racecourse, a crazy but very likeable gang of bookies stay at a country hotel, run by a retired colonel, his wife and their daughter. Secret rooms, sliding panels, mistaken identity and little bit of romance are just some of the main ingredients of this fast paced comedy farce.

 

BHTC NOTES: Director Sheila Wells remembers that the performances were well attended and recieved.

 

 

 

 

 

Playwright: John Chapman

Production Date:  1967

PLAYWRIGHT: 

 

John Chapman initially trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art but after three years on stage, decided to turn his skills towards playwriting. 'Dry Rot' (1954) was his first play and it proved to be a resounding success, running in Londons west end for three and a half years.

BHTC Production Number: 43

John Pulson

Joan Collins

Beth Chamberlain

Jo White

Leon Figg

Roy Schofield

Jim Towell

Ian Whitehorn

John McDonnell

Elizabeth Batten

Cast

Colonel Wagstaff

Mrs Wagstaff

Beth

Susan Wagstaff

John Danby

Fred Phipps

Alfred Tubbe

Flash Harry

Albert Polignac

Sergeant Fire

Douglas Kershaw

Sheila Taner

Nancy Forsdike

Alan Dann

Roger Hamlyn & Jennifer Taylor

John Poulson

Alan Dann

Crew

Stage Manager

Prompt

Wardrobe

Scenic Design

Properties

Business Manager

Front of House

Programme 

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