Absurd Person Singular - Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by John Blunden

Jane Hopcoft - Deborah Kelledy
Sydney Hopcroft - David Griffiths
Ronald Brewster-Wright - John Bayes
Marian Brewster-Wright - Patricia Buckley
Eva Jackson - Debbie Griffiths
Jeffery Jackson - Jo East

Production Team
Stage Director - Gordon Law
Assistant Stage Director - Paul Smith
Stage Manager - Anne Tolson
Assistant Stage Manager - Leighann Dyer
Properties - Mary Margetts, Jackie Smith, Deidre Denbigh & Max Margetts
Promp - Claire Swinyard
Lighting Designer - David Elvin
Lighting & Sound Operator - Tom Smith
Assistant Lighting & Sound Operator - Teresa Kelly
Set Construction - Gordon Law, John Bayes, Deborah Kelledy, Tom Smith, Paul Smith, Peter Stockwell & members and friends of the Society
Box Office - Valerie Law
Programme - Christine Bate
Front of House Manager - David Buckley
Refreshments Manager - Valerie Law
Assistant Refreshments Manager - Claire Baker & members and friends of the Society

The Phoenix Amateur Drama Group in Petts Wood, Orpington presented Absurd Person Singular in April 2012.  It was set on the Christmas Eves of three successive years and involved three couples: the aspiring Hopcrofts, their bank manager and alcoholic wife, and their architect neighbour and his suicidal wife.  Each scene was littered with marital and financial problems, career ambition, adultery, and various practical difficulties.   All of which were put together in Alan Ayckbourn’s  observational style to give the audience a comical and entertaining evening.

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