See How They Run

A farce by Philip King
6th-9th April 1954
The Little Theatre, Old Royal Marines Camp, Butts Close, Faringdon
Directed by Peter Lilley

Performance starts at 7:30pm
Tickets available from White Bros (hairdressers), 7 Cornmarket, Faringdon.

The action of the play takes place in the hall at the vicarage, Merton-cum-Middlewick. The Rev. Lionel Toop’s wife, Penelope, is an ex-actress. While Lionel is away Clive, an actor, calls. He invites Penelope to dine in town which is out of bounds to servicemen. He dresses in Lionel’s blacks. Miss Skillon, a parishioner, sees the couple repeating one of their theatrical scenes and draws the wrong conclusion. Matters become highly complicated when Lionel arrives, followed by the Bishop of Lax and a German POW disguised as a vicar!

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See the programme for further details, it cost thrupence 3d (just over 1p in today’s money).

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