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The Salterton


2nd - 7th December 2019

About The Play

Written by Alan Ayckbourn

Directed by Wendy Gomm & Elaine Wilson

It is Christmas Eve in the home of Neville and Belinda Bunker. Belinda's sister Rachel is waiting for her friend, novelist Clive, to arrive for a few days. Heavily pregnant Pattie and her husband Eddie are at loggerheads while in the kitchen Auntie Phyllis's efforts to prepare the dinner are hampered by her drunken and clumsy antics. Her doctor husband Bernard's seasonal highlight is his puppet theatre entertainment and retired security guard Uncle Harvey has a rather unseasonal stash of weapons with him……
Mayhem is quickly unleashed leading to a romantic tryst, an unforgettable puppet show and maybe even a murder ……. Come and watch this comedy festive classic unravel!!!

Tickets on Sale from TIC 01395 445275 from 11th November.

The Cast

Ken Elvy - Harvey

Richard Gomm - Bernard

Penny Hill - Belinda

Steve Clark - Neville

Phil Rogers - Eddie

Emily Sutcliffe - Pattie

Sarah Price - Rachel

Kim Taylor - Phyllis

Paul Turner - Clive



Director - Wendy Gomm & Elaine Wilson

Stage Manager - Elaine Wilson

Backstage Assistant - Abi Bryson

Props - Liz Plaatsman

Costumes - Deborah Pearson

Prompt - Pauline Primrose

Set Building - Richard Gomm and Club Members

Photography - Bruce Boulton

Lighting Design - Bruce Boulton

Lighting & Sound - Nathan Wakefield & Will Hill

Front of House - Kim Taylor

Box Office - Judith Stweart-Young

Director's Notes

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Chairman's Notes

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