By Peter Coke

Directed by Grace Reed


Performances

Wednesday 12th March 2008, 7.45pm
Thursday 13th March 2008, 7.45pm
Friday 14th March 2008, 7.45pm
Saturday 15th March 2008, 7.45pm


Dame Beatrice houses a collection of middle-aged 'guests', but the real head of the household is Lily, her maid. To repay Dame Beatrice for giving her a job despite her criminal past, Lily presents her with a mink cape filched from the flat next door. The brigadier deploys his 'troops' to return the fur. Indeed, the whole campaign is so invigorating that they are all determined to retain this excitement in their lives by forming a syndicate to steal furs and give their profits to Dame Beatrice's favourite worthy causes. There are some sticky moments, but they continue with their gentle larceny until Lily, mistrustful of their amateurism, makes them promise never to touch another fur. But life is so flat after the police depart. Perhaps they cannot steal furs, but.....



The Cast
Nan Scarlett Mack
Brigadier Geoffrey Brocklehurst
Lily Julia Barnes
Alice Caroline Lucas
Bee Lucille Connolly
Hattie Claire Gwyer
Pape Alan Lucas
Kemp Caroline Postle

 

The Crew
Director Grace Reed
Stage Manager Gordon Dean
Lighting Anja Heine
Sound Jenny Sanders
Caroline Postle
Props Marion Dean
Gordon Dean
Costumes Grace Reed
Set Construction The Players
Prompt Grace Reed
Programme Claire Gwyer