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Sparkleshark and Caught On The Hop


Caught On The Hop

Written by David Foxton
Directed by Lisel Slark


Written by Philip Ridley
Directed by Clare Groome & Mark Holton

Brook Hall, Ottershaw.
17th & 18th July 2009, at 7.30pm

Tickets: £8  (£6 concessions)
Ottershaw Players Box Office: 01932 702091

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Caught On The Hop:
Returning home unexpectedly from a rendezvous with her lover, Sophie finds that her husband Etienne is absent and immediately suspects him of philandering. She accidentally spills brandy on the porter’s trousers; the poor man soon finds himself trouserless & desperately worried by the return of Etienne, who is disguised as the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Further complications ensue with the porter disguised as Sophie’s aged aunt and the arrival of a tipsy Esmeralda. Clothilde, the long-suffering maid, provides the final twist to this delightful comedy.

A funny and poignant play written for a cast of 9 young actors. Jake writes magical and fantastic stories in secret. To save himself from a gang of bullies, Jake weaves his best story yet. It is so good that the gang drop their tough trendy act and demand starring roles in the unfolding drama of mystery, danger, love… and the final encounter with Sparkleshark.

Caught on the Hop Cast & Crew

Sophie Nicky Breslin
Etienne Graham Collier
Porter Paul Bungard
Clothilde Tommi Breslin
Esmerelda Jean Matthews

Director Lisel Slark
Stage Manager Claire White-Aldworth
Props Brenda Midwinter
Lighing Phil Pile

Sparkleshark Cast & Crew

Jake Devon White-Aldworth
Polly Grace Mandeville
Natasha Faith Bavington-Hall
Carole Zoe Pembery
Russell James Cochrane
Buzz Amelia Mandeville
Speed Eathan White-Aldworth
Shane Merlyn White-Aldworth
Finn Sorcha Breslin

Director Clare Groome
Director Mark Holton
Set Build TBA
Costumes TBA
Props TBA
Stage Manager TBA
Lighting TBA
Sound TBA
Publicity Design Peter Moore
Box Office / Front of House TBA
FOH Assistants Members of the Players
Photography TBA


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