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Abigail's Party


Mike Leigh

Directed by: Mike Russell

30th September - 4th October 1980

Beverly has invited her new neighbours, Angela and Tony, over for drinks. She has also asked her divorced neighbour, Sue, because Sue's fifteen year-old daughter, Abigail, is holding a party in their house. Beverly's husband, Lawrence comes home late from work, just before the guests arrive. The gathering starts off in a stiff insensitive British middle class way with people who do not know each other, until Beverly and Lawrence start sniping at each other.

Beverley Kathy Russell
Laurence Derrick Jones
Angela Jean Simpson
Tony Neil Hayward
Susan Emma Hare
Stage Director Cyril Hines
Continuity Liz Crossland
Lighting Mary Gregory
Sound Ray Thomas
Properties Gordon Hayward
Sheila Kirwin
Mavis Rowlands
Wardrobe Susan Mawhinney
Set Construction John Rowlands
Stan Brown
Dennis Carroll
Jonathan Stott