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Peter Graham, a television series hero, seeks refuge rom all the females who continually chase after him and in particular, from 'Pixie Potter'.


He stays at the country rectory with his mild clerical Uncle Humphrey who has his own problems, as his formidable sister has just dismissed his housekeeper. So he advertises for a wife, but absentmindedly omits the important word "marriage".


These two occurrences resoundingly shatter the peace of the village and answers to the ad pour in.The arrival of the dignified Bishop of Lax adds to the confusion and Peter finds the vicarage no refuge from Pixie Potter and even more hectic than the outside world! 



Genre:  Farce

Playwright:  Phillip King

Directed by: Keith Jefferies

Production Date:  1970

Group:  BHTC

Staged: The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

BHTC Production Number: 61




Phillip King wrote this farce in 1966. Not a lot of information could be found about his life or work, but other plays that he either wrote independently or in colaboration with others include 'See How They Run' (1950), 'Sailor Beware' (1955) and 'Murder In Company' (1973).

Richard Doyle

Barbara Chamberlain

Sheila Wells

Pam Jefferies

Rodney Nash

Frank Oakley

June Colledge

Vivienne Woolston

John Poulson


The Rev Arthur Humprey

Mrs Carter

Harriette Humprey

Winifre Barrington-Locke

Peter (Venture Man) Graham

A Photographer

Josephine de Brissac

Pixie Potter

The Bishop of Lax

Richard Tapner

Frannk Oakley

Graham Sharples

Ena Barron, Enid Kemp & Mary Coleman

Dorren Oakley

Ena Barron

Mary Coleman

Marion Laughton & Sheila Tapner

Neil & Christine Batsford

Alan Dann



Stage Director

Stage Manager

Lighting, Effects & Photos



Hair & Wigs

Call Boy

Set Designers

Box Office

Front of House


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