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Separate Tables


Terence Rattigan

Directed by: Frank Kirkham

2, 5-9 Oct 1993

Separate Tables is the collective name of two one-act plays set in the 1950s in the Beauregard Private Hotel, Bournemouth.

The first play, entitled "Table by the Window", focuses on the troubled relationship between a disgraced Labour politician and his ex-wife.

The second play, "Table Number Seven", is set about eighteen months after the events of the previous play, and deals with the touching friendship between a repressed spinster and a retired English army officer, Major Pollock.

Mabel Joyce Pomfret
Lady Matheson Dorthy Ashcroft
Mrs Railton-Bell Doris Cocking
Miss Meacham Margaret Williams
Doreen Helen Peddie
Mr Fowler Derrick Jones
Anne Shankland Francesca Dykes
Miss Cooper Dianne Jenkins
Mr Malcolm Tom Briffa
Charles Stratton Lee McGregor
Miss Tanner Elaine Barnett
Mrs Stratton Elaine Barnett
Mr Stratton Lee McGregor
Major Pollock Tom Briffa
Mr Fowler Derrick Jones
Miss Cooper Dianne Jenkins
Mrs Railton-Bell Doris Cocking
Miss Railton-Bell Francesca Dykes
Lady Matheson Dorothy Ashcroft
Miss Meacham Margaret Williams
Mabel Joyce Pomfret
Doreen Helen Peddie
Casual Diners Glenda Robinson
Nicholas Field
Stage Manager Les Hinson
Wardrobe Joyce Pomfret
Anne Hines
Lynne Harris
Hilary Whitelam
Properties Marjorie Cox
Hilda Knight
Sandra Gill
Lighting Gordon Butler
Richard Lumsdon
Sound Derek Frith
Make Up Edna Garner
Set Construction Norman Whitelam
John Rowlands
Cyril Hines
Gordon Butler
Continuity Gill Gunn
Photography Darren Jones
Production Assistant Dodie Jones