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Not Now Darling


Ray Cooney

Directed by: Betty Heap

15th - 18th March 1978

The scene is the exclusive London fur salon of Bodley and Crouch, where Crouch (the well-meaning innocent) struggles to keep things on an even keel despite the energetic philandering of his partner. At the moment, Bodley is trying to secure the affections of his latest would-be mistress by "selling" her husband an expensive mink fur coat for a fraction of its real worth, and the stammering Crouch is saddled with the task of consummating the sale with a straight face. But, as luck would have it, the husband seizes the bargain coat as the perfect gift for his own mistress—whereupon the complications burgeon uproariously, with poor Crouch caught in the middle.

Arnold Crouch Don Williams
Miss Whittington Marjorie Ward
Miss Tipdale Pat Thomas
Mrs Frencham Iris Flemming
Gilbert Bodley Laurie Kerwin
Commander Frencham Joe Crossland
Harry McMicheal Les Hinson
Janie McMicheal Diane Landman
Sue Lawson Beryl Jolley
Maude Bodley Mary Gregory
Mr Lawson David Green
Stage Manager John Rowlands
Sound Tanya Conyers
Lighting Chris Bottomley
Set ConstructionStan Brown & Workshop Team
Make-up Edna Garner
Properties Jill Nash
Mavis Rowlands
Wardrobe Joyce Pomfret
Continuity Barbara Hampson
Production Assistant Marjorie Cox
Designer David Gregson