Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselring

directed by Ken Spencer

Performed at

The Mountbatten Theatre


9th to 13th October 1984

For the sake of giving a time and a place, let us say that the play takes place in Brooklyn, New York, in the 1940's. However, you know those two very nice old ladies who live in that large old house just down the road, or perhaps round the corner...?
You know, the ones with the slightly "odd" nephew (or is it their grandson) who lives with them...?
Oh yes, it might just be. You never know!!!

Cast (in order of appearance)
Abbey Brewster Anne Dalglish
The Rev. Dr. Harper Derek Sealy
Teddy Brewster David Pike
Officer Brophy Chris Williams
Officer Klein John Carrington
Martha Brewster Sheila Clark
Elaine Harper Jane Royle
Mortimer Brewster Brian Stansbridge
Mr. Gibbs Ralph Coombs
Jonathan Brewster John Souter
Dr. Einstein Graham Buchanan
Officer O'Hara Ken Spencer
Lieutenant Rooney Tony Bull
Mr. Witherspoon Brian Whitaker
Corpses, Cadavers & The Dear Departed  “Doug and Dinsdale Piranha Associates”
For the Maskers:
Directed by Ken Spencer
Stage Manager Imogen Hobbs
Sound Laurie Gee
Lighting Sue Cunningham, Clive Weeks
Properties Meri Lawther
Set Design Ken Spencer
Set Construction John Riggs
Wardrobe Mistresses Liillian Gunstone, Christine Baker
Technical Director Ron Tillyer
Business Management Graham Buchanan
Programme Brian Stansbridge



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