FDS - Wife After Death 2013 poster

Wife After Death star

A comedy by Eric Chappell
7th, 8th and 9th November 2013
Faringdon Junior School, Oxfordshire
Director: Gary Field
Producer: Richard Palacio

Doors open 7:00pm for 7:30pm
Tickets: Adult £8, Child (under 16) £6
Tickets available here online or from The Nut Tree, Corn Market, Faringdon

wife-after-death-2013-noda-awardWe have been nominated in all these categories for the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) awards for London and the South East Region:

star Best Play – Wife After Death  – awarded ‘Runner-up’
star Best Male Performance – Andy Pritchard as Harvey in Wife After Death
star Best Female Performance – Carolyn Taylor as Vi in Wife After Death

Synopsis – Comedian and national treasure Dave Thursby has died, and on the day of his funeral, friends and colleagues gather beside his coffin to pay their last respects. Dave’s glamorous widow Laura has arranged a funeral to remember. An unfamiliar woman in flamboyant mourning clothes turns out to be Dave’s ex-wife from before he was famous, and a series of revelations end with all the guests asking themselves if they ever knew the “real” Dave.

Three weeks later is the disposal of Dave’s ashes. The atmosphere is tense as more truths are revealed; even from beyond the crematorium Dave seems to be having the last laugh …

More info? http://www.oxfordplayhouse.com/archive/show.aspx?eventid=1404


Photographs by Paul Mountford-Lister