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Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Mark Holton

Brook Hall, Brox Road, Ottershaw.
1st to 4th June 2011, at 7.45pm

Tickets: £ 10, includes complimentary glass of wine or soft drink in the interval
Ottershaw Players Box Office: 01932 241341

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Set in the 1980’s, Ken and Chris have found their host Charley, a prominent Government official, in his bedroom, too dazed to speak, with a bullet wound in his ear lobe! Len and Claire arrive, themselves injured in a car crash, and are soon joined by Ernest and Cookie, Glenn and Cassie, each with their own problems. A second, accidental, gunshot leaves Ken temporarily deaf, the police arrive and Len has to pretend he is Charley, concocting a touching and fantastic explanation that in the ends proves more credible than anyone dared hope.


Ken Bevans Roy Seale
Chris Bevans Mel Brenchley
Len Cummings Gary Griffiths
Claire Cummings Julia Stevens
Ernest Cusack Andrew Midson
Cookie Cusack Claire White-Aldworth
Glenn Cooper Hayden Binns
Cassie Cooper Lianne Dempsey
Inspector Conklin Chris Butterfield
WPC Casey Johanna Schmoll


Director Mark Holton
Stage Manager Matthew Horton
Deputy Stage Manager Jean Matthews
Production Set Design & Build David Dunlop, Mark Holton, Claire White-Aldworth and members of the Players
Costume Emma Davies
Lighting Bob Day, Eleanor Collier
Sound James White-Aldworth
Props Claire White-Aldworth
Front of House Manager Danny Sparkes
Box Office Brenda Midwinter
Publicity Design Phil Pile, Laura Matthews


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