“Hay Fever”

Noel Coward’s “HAY FEVER”

Hay Fever
Hay Fever

It will be staged at the Brentwood Theatre (01277 200305)

Dates are:  24th, 25th and 26th March 2011

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First published in 1925 the play is:

A classic comedy is set in the country home of the eccentric Bliss family  Judith, a recently retired stage actress, David , a self-absorbed novelist and their two equally bohemian children  who all live in their own world where the boundaries between reality and fiction are extremely blurred. Upon entering this domain, their unsuspecting weekend guests  an upright diplomat, a shy flapper, an athletic boxer, and a fashionable sophisticate  are repeatedly thrown into wildly melodramatic situations by their hosts. The resulting pandemonium is a joy to witness.


Post production blog

This was a great production and really popular. We were sold out on all 3 nights and even had to put out a few extra seats.

Please keep a look out for details of our next production. It hasn’t been selected yet but the dates are: 17/18/19 November.

Cast , director, backstage and other contributors were:

Sorel Bliss – Vicky Wright

Simon Bliss – John Mabey

Judith Bliss – Margaret Corry

David Bliss – Martin Goldstone

Clara (housekeeper) – Lindsey Crutchett

Sandy Tyrell – Alan Thorley

Myra Arundel – Meryl Spinks

Richard Greatham – William Wells

Jackie Coryton – Helen Robins

Director – Marjorie Dunn

Lighting & Sound – guy Lee

Stage manager – Kathy Smith

Assistant SM – Lynne Coldwell

Properties – Margaret Goldstone

Set design – Ray Howes

Poster & programme design – Lesley Curtis

Publicity – Margaret Goldstone

Costume hire – Theatrical Costume House

Front of House – Brentwood Theatre Management

The photographs are by Paul Dwight-Moore of LifeUpClose Photography

This play was produced in association with Samuel French

We should also like to mention our thanks to the Brentwood Arts Council for their ongoing support.

"Hay Fever" cast

"Hay Fever" cast

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