a comedy by Ray Cooney
Directed by: Damon Hill
Good friends Betty and Vic arrive for Henry’s birthday dinner and his wife is frantic because Henry is late. When he arrives eventually he wants to emigrate immediately, and with good reason, he has found the briefcase he picked up accidentally on the train home is stuffed with money, almost three quarters of a million pounds. When two police inspectors call, Henry, Vic, Betty and a not so sober Jean are forced into a frantic game of cat and mouse, and hilarious innuendo and cruelly funny turns of fate ensue as the two couples assume various identities in their battle to keep the money
Wednesday 28th September to Saturday 1st October at 8:00pm
Tuesday 4th October to Saturday 8th October at 8:00pm
Matinee each Saturday at 2:30pm
Many of us have a dislike of the “laugh-track” that is a part of so many comedy shows on television, as it seems it is used pretty much after almost every sentence that is spoken, with an increase in both volume and length for what are deemed to be “the really funny parts”. This situation exists with so many of [...]
In our thirty-ninth year of presenting live theatre in the City of Tea Tree Gully we once again managed to keep the laughter coming, and again managed to maintain a high level of audience numbers at all of the sixty-nine performances during the year.