Tickets: Salisbury Tourist Information Centre, Fish Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1EJ Phone: 01722 342860
Written by: Joe Orton
Directed by: Mike Rogers
Dates: April 13th – 17th, 2010
Wikipedia says this play is set in a private clinic. That is a euphemism. It is set in a lunatic asylum, viz. the world.
Revealing any details in advance would spoil the effect, but the following quotations from eminent authorities may suffice to give a flavour:
“Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.” (Sigmund Freud)
“You don’t have to be mad to work here, but it helps.”
And finally, on the issue of diagnosing mental disorder:
It takes one to know one.
Enjoy – because it is, after all, a comedy!
Cast of characters
|Dr Prentice||–||Graham Paramor|
|Geraldine Barclay||–||Georgie Brazier|
|Mrs Prentice||–||Emma Rolf|
|Nicholas Beckett||–||Joe Alward|
|Dr Rance||–||Peter Mitchell|
|Sergeant Match||–||James Simonds|