FDS - Arsenic and Old Lace poster

Arsenic and Old Lace

A comedy by Joseph Kesslering
Thursday 20 May 2004 - Saturday 22 May 2004
Faringdon Junior School, 26 Gloucester Street, Faringdon SN7 7HY
Directed by Jo Webster
Producer: John Taylor

Performances start 7:30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes earlier.
Tickets: £7. Concessions £5. Tickets were available from White Horse Country Wear, 6 Cornmarket, Faringdon.

There can be no sweeter serial killers than Abby and Martha Brewster, and this play, first performed in New York in 1941, is still wildly funny. The action of the play takes place in the living room of the Brewster home in Brooklyn around the same year.


Gary Thompson, Daniel Lander, Sarah Couzens


Sarah Couzens, Adrian Wells, Peter Webster


Joan Lee, Daniel Lander, Carolyn Taylor


David Campbell, Daniel Lander, Carolyn Taylor, Joan Lee


Joan Lee, Carolyn Taylor, Adrian Wells, Peter Webster

Photographs by Joan Lee

Cast (in order of appearance):

Abby Brewster - Carolyn Taylor
The Rev. Dr. Harper - John Taylor
Teddy Brewster - Gary Thompson
Officer Brophy - Dave Headey
Officer Klein - Steve Sheppard
Martha Brewster - Joan Lee
Elaine Harper - Sarah Couzens
Mortimer Brewster - Daniel Lander
Mr Gibbs - David Campbell
Jonathan Brewster - Peter Webster
Dr Einstein - Adrian Wells
Mr Hoskins - Rob Thorpe
Officer O’Hara - Gary Bates
Lieutenant Rooney - John Taylor
Mr Witherspoon - David Field

See programme for further details.

Production No.145 (3 shows were performed over 3 days)