It Runs In The Family

It Runs In The Family Programme Cover

a comedy by Ray Cooney

Directed by Mike Sparks


December 2000

Thursday 7th at 7.45 pm
Friday 8th at 7.45 pm
Saturday 9th at 7.45pm


There are some pictures on the It Runs In The Family gallery page

The full programme [102K pdf] for this production is available from the archive


It is just before Christmas and Dr David Mortimore is about to address a neurologists convention, which will probably earn him a knighthood. While putting the final touches to his speech an old flame, Jane Tate, arrives and announces that their liaison years ago resulted in a son, Leslie, who is downstairs desperate to meet his dad. Frantic to hide this catastrophic news from his wife and the hospital authorities, David is forced to invent not one but two non-existent husbands for Jane and enlist the help of his colleague Dr Hubert Bonney. Events are further complicated by the presence of a police sergeant, a wandering senile patient, an assortment of matrons, a syringe full of tranquilizer and the costumes for the hospital pantomime.......

Cast
Dr David MortimoreAlan Jobson
Dr Mike ConnollyDavid Constable
Rosemary MortimoreSally Martin
Dr Hubert BonneyStewart Shrank
MatronLynda Gordon
Sir Willoughby DrakeStephen Sewell
Jane TateLiz Pumfrey
LeslieRené Butler
SisterRuth Griffiths
Police SergeantNick Johnson
BillPaul Sparks
MotherAnn Hefford
 
 
DirectorMike Sparks
Assisted byLaurie Heatherington
Stage ManagerJessica Mori
SetDavid Constable
Mike Sparks
John Savage
CostumesJenny Sparks
Irene Sparks
LightingBrian Clayfield
PropsVera Mitchell
Jessee Stephens
PromptBetty Robertson
Front of House ManagerBill Davey
Box OfficeBetty Burgess
Programme & Publicity DesignDavid Constable

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