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Time of My Life


Alan Ayckbourn

Directed by: Val Watkinson

20, 22-25 Oct 2010

Gerry Stratton has organised a small family dinner with his sons Glyn and Adam at his favourite restaurant to celebrate his wife Laura's 54th birthday. Glyn is with his long-suffering wife Stephanie, and their marriage looks to be on firmer ground than it once was; Adam has brought along his new girlfriend Maureen, an outrageous hairdresser, and they are both eager to impress. The occasion suggests a happy domestic scene, but gradually we are made aware of the family skeletons. We discover that Glyn faithlessness knows no bounds, that the family transport business has been hit by the recession, and that Laura has been unfaithful to her husband. The present opens up to have Glyn's story move forward in time and Adam's backwards, while at the centre Gerry and Laura pick apart their marriage and recall first love.

Gerry (a businessman) Peter Nawn
Laura (his wife) Mary Ellis
Glyn (their elder son) Edward Walker
Adam (their younger son) Angus Macalister
Stephanie (Glyn's wife) Lindsey Barker
Maureen (an outrageous hairdresser) Sarah Morris
Calvinu (a restaurant owner)
Tuto (head waiter)
Aggi (a waiter)
Dinka (another waiter)
Bengie (yet another waiter)
Charlie Cook
Stage Manager Jennnie Davey
Wardrobe Chris Hall
Joan Heinekey
Properties Joyce Sykes
Hilda Knight
Continuity Liz Cook
Lighting Luke Moulsher
Sound Derek Frith