Ambleside Players Autumn Production

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 to Saturday 27th October 2018 - This event has finished

Drama

Time: 7:30pm
Contact: Christine Brown
Email: info(at)amblesideplayers.co.uk
Telephone: 015394 32878
Venue: The Kelsick Centre
Address: St. Marys Lane
Town: Ambleside
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA22 9DG

Ambleside Players present 'Old Actors Never Die...They Simply Lose The Plot', a farce by Lynn Brittney and directed by Moira Rawlinson, at the Kelsick Centre in Ambleside. Note this year's performance begins aty the earlier time of 7:30pm, with bar open at 6:45pm

The Mount Home for Retired Theatricals is an unusual place - more like a country house hotel than a home for the elderly. As Juliet Sullivan says "Waited on hand and foot - no meals to prepare - beds made. Heaven!" And the manageress positively encourages residents to carry on working as long as they can.

So when Walter Neville (small part veteran of 212 films) arrives, he is overjoyed to find some of his best friends in residence. All is well until the serial womaniser husband of three of the residents (Mrs Sullivan 1, 2 and 3) goes missing - apparently on the run from Russian gangsters. The ladies decide that "He who pays the bills" must be rescued - but how to go about it?

What follows is a truly daft journey into the world of eccentric luvvies that provides some of the best comic roles for senior actors you are ever likely to come across!

Tickets: £8 each Book Online  Curtain up: 7:30pm   Facebook
Tickets are also available from Fred Holdsworth's Bookshop, Ambleside

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