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Haywire by Eric Chappell

Thurs 24th - Sat 26th May 2018

Tenterden Town Hall

A hilarious family-based sit-com written by the playwright of ‘Rising Damp’. Alec Firth is having an affair with his assistant, Liz, and has organized his domestic life so that they can go to Spain on holiday without making Alec’s wife, Maggie, remotely suspicious. On the doorstep, in dizzyingly rapid succession are: Phoebe, Alec’s mother, who has discharged herself from her old people’s home; Alec’s son Jamie, with a broken ankle; and his daughter, Mandy, heavily pregnant but not planning to marry the child’s father… What could possibly go wrong?

Directed by Vernon Reeve.

Haywire was entered into Kent Drama Association’s Full Length Play Festival 2018, and won Runner Up for Best Wardrobe Achievement.


Alec – David Richardson ~ Maggie – Jo McBride

Liz – Rebecca Sharp ~ Phoebe – Angela Patrick

Jamie – Simon Tomlinson ~ Mandy – Susanne Buckley


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NODA review – click here!

Photography by Jake Mongey, Lynne Andrews, Sean Duerholtz, and Susanne Buckley.


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