Move Over Mrs Markham

A comedy by John Chapman & Ray Cooney
Thursday 6 June 1991 - Saturday 8 June 1991
Faringdon Community Theatre, The Pump House, 5 Market Place, Faringdon
Directed by Dave Headey

Performances start 7:30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes earlier.
Tickets were available from Moynes (ironmongers), 10 Marlborough Street, Faringdon.

The play is set in a very elegant top floor London flat, belonging to Philip and Joanna Markham. Philip is a publisher of children’s books, and he shares an office with his partner, Henry Lodge, on the ground floor. The action of the play takes place in the Markhams’ living room and bedroom, the wall between the two having been “cut away” so that we can see both rooms. It is a warm summer evening. The Markhams are about to leave for a Publishers’ Dinner, unaware that at least three other people have designs on the empty flat…

Move Mrs Markham 1991 1

Deirdre Hamley; Lucy Walden; Tim Reeves

Move Mrs Markham 1991 2

Helen Barter; Peter Webster

Move Mrs Markham 1991 3

Lucy Walden; Alan Taylor

Move Mrs Markham 1991 4

Deidre Hamley; Lucy Walden; Alan Taylor; Helen Barter

Photographs by kind permission of Ian Smith (founder of the ‘Faringdon Folly’ newspaper)

Cast (in order of appearance):

Joanna Markham - Lucy Walden
Alistair Spenlow - Peter Webster
Sylvie - Brenda Keith-Walker
Linda Lodge - Helen Barter
Philip Markham - Alan Taylor
Henry Lodge - Tim Reeves
Walter Pangbourne - Ieuan Thomas
Miss Smythe - Deirdre Hamley
Miss Wilkinson - Mary Green

See programme for further details.

Production No.105 (3 shows were performed over 3 days)