The Good and Faithful Servant

by Joe Orton

directed by Andrew Smith

Presented as a Double Bill together with Cheek at the

Maskers' Studio Theatre


Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th October 2004

Infidelity, suicide, lost love, pregnancy, bad sanitation - and all in the first scene! This is surely all too much for George Buchanan our reluctant hero, who is retiring today after 50 years loyal years with the firm. A series of revelations from a familiar looking cleaning lady looks set to rock his plans for a peaceful but active retirement playing skittles full-time, and may force him to re-evaluate his existence.

Mrs Vealfoy, the sharp-suited smiling face of Personnel, keeps a file on all employees, including a young typist named Debbie - recently put in the family way by a young man who she met by accident and who 'seemed to know what he was up to'. Ray likes an easy life - music, sex, the Arts - but the time may have come for him to reconsider his future.

George Buchanan Harry Tuffill
Edith Brenda Atkinson
Mrs Vealfoy Alex Austin
Debbie Ellen Holbrook
Ray Philip Nottingham
Old Man Bruce Atkinson
Mrs Vealfoy's personal assistant Victoria Carter

For the Maskers
Stage Manager Dave Collis
Production Manager Christine Baker
Production Assistant Richard Hackett
Lighting Nathan Weeks
Sound Laurie Gee and Geoff Grandy
Design, Properties and Costume Carla Evans
Photography Clive Weeks



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