Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett
Thurs 23rd - Sat 25th May 2019
Tenterden Town Hall
Amidst the seaside air of Brighton, the antics at the Wicksteed home are a satirical mess of passion. Family, friends and strangers become entangled in the sexual satisfaction of the “corpus” (body) – all except the innocent maid Mrs Swabb, the observer of all ill-judged lunges into lust and general wrong-doings. Think fake breasts, dropped trousers, unfortunate mistaken identities, and one strong family motto: He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.
Habeas Corpus was TODS’ entry into the Kent Drama Association Full Kent Play Festival 2019, and with adjudication night on Fri 24th May.
Directed by David Waters.
Mrs Swabb – Tina Gallagher ~ Arthur Wicksteed – Paul Carpenter
Muriel Wicksteed – Monica Janssens ~ Dennis Wicksteed – Max Chesters
Connie Wicksteed – Joanne McBride ~ Canon Throbbing – David Richardson
Lady Rumpers – Angela Patrick ~ Felicity Rumpers – Tilly Milne
Mr Shanks – Michael Whiteley ~ Sir Percy Shorter – Geoff Down
Mr Purdue – Michael Patrick
Programme – coming soon!
NODA review – coming soon!
Photography by Charlotte Maughan-Jones.
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