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Lettice and Lovage


Peter Schaffer

Directed by: Frank Kirkham

4th - 11th February 1995

Lettice Duffet, an expert on Elizabethan cuisine and medieval weaponry, is an indefatigable but daffy enthusiast of history and the theatre. As a tour guide at Fustian House, one of the least stately of London's stately homes, she theatrically embellishes its historical past, ultimately coming up on the radar of Lotte Schon, an inspector from the Preservation Trust. Neither impressed or entertained by Lettice's freewheeling history lessons, Schon fires her. Not one however, to go without a fight, Lettice engages the stoic, conventionial Lotte in battle to the death of all that is sacred to the Empire and the crown.

Lettice Douffet Joyce Daly
Surly Man Rob Coles
Lottie Schoen Margaret Williams
Miss Framer Barbara Cook
Mr Bardolph Norman Whitelam
Visitors to Fustian House
Joyce Pomfret, Barbara Cook, Hilda Knight, Polly Easton, Rob Coles, Norman Whitelam, Emma Johnston, Angela Hammand, Joanne Schilling, Nicholas Field, Simon Mills, James O'Neill, Mike O'Neill
Stage Manager Jake Flamberg
ASMs Harris Knopf
Nicholas Field
Wardrobe Joyce Pomfret
Hilary Whitelam
Joan Heinekey
Properties Barbara Ritchie
Alma Marples
Polly Easton
Continuity Barbara Ritchie
Barbara Cook
Lighting Gordon Butler
Julian Wood
Sound Cyril Hines
Set Construction John Rowlands
Reg Sykes
Derek Hohne
Barbara Hopkinson
Norman Whitelam
Cyril Hines
Scenis Artists Rob Coles
Polly Easton
Scenic Artists Les Hinson
Andrew Hoyle
Photography Reg Patterson
Programme Cover Derek Frith
Production Assistant Hilda Knight