Farcicals: Significant Productions


World Premiere (2013)

First performance (The Kidderminster Affair):
23 August 2013
First performance (Chloë With Love):
29 August 2013
World premiere: 4 September 2013
Final performance: 4 October 2013
Venue: The Restaurant / The McCarthy, Stephen Joseph Theatre *
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Jan Bee Brown
Costumes: Julia Perry-Mook

Company Stage Manager: Fleur Linden Beeley
Deputy Stage Manager: Annette Waldie
Assistant Stage Manager: Barry Thompson
Character
Penny Bottlecamp
Lottie Bulbin
Teddy Bulbin, Lottie's husband
Reggie Bottlecamp, Penny's
husband
Actor
Elizabeth Boag
Sarah Stanley
Terence Booth
Kim Wall
Note: The individual Farcicals plays initially opened separately in The Restaurant at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. When presented together (including the world premiere), they were performed in the end-stage McCarthy Theatre at the SJT.

New York Premiere (2014)

First performance: 7 June 2014
Final performance: 28 June 2014
Venue: 59E59 Theatres, New York
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Jan Bee Brown
Costumes: Julia Perry-Mook

Stage Manager: Sue Volans
Assistant Stage Manager: Annette Waldie
Character
Penny Bottlecamp
Lottie Bulbin
Teddy Bulbin, Lottie's husband
Reggie Bottlecamp, Penny's
husband

Understudy (2014 tour)
Understudy (2014 tour)
Actor
Elizabeth Boag
Sarah Stanley
Bill Champion
Kim Wall


Peter Halpin
Lucy McCabe
Note: Farcicals had a short UK tour beginning on 24 January 2014 at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, before transferring to New York as part of the Ayckbourn Ensemble for the Brits Off Broadway festival at the 59E59 Theatres.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.
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