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CAST

Neville   -   Dan Dryer
Belinda   -   Lyn Snowdon
Phyllis   -   Sarah Charsley
Harvey   -   Dave Peaty
Bernard   -   Matthew Arnold
Rachel   -   Sarah Frost
Eddie   -   Tom Harris
Pattie   -   Sophie Lane
Clive   -   Phil Brown


A houseful of hapless Ayckbourn moral backsliders and incompetents. Thereís Neville, who displays his Englishness by preferring his shed to his wife Belinda - who seeks revenge by late-night stalking Clive the attractive shy novelist visitor while variously pretending to have left the gas on or the freezer lid open. Thereís Harvey, recently retired from nearly getting involved in violence as a security guard and now feasting on TV versions of same while working himself up forÖ well, bad behaviour. Thereís Bernard, whose failures as a doctor include not curing his wife Phyllis (Nevís sister) of her hypochondria, predisposition towards accidental self-harm, ill-concealed fondness for the bottle, or anything really; and as an uncle of subjecting his young audience to annual puppet shows of mind-numbing boredom. Not this year though - the rehearsal is spectacular. 

Clive is in the house as Belís sister Rachelís guest. They scarcely know each other, and Rachelís so repressed your guess would be they never will. Topping up the guest numbers - and stirring the pot nicely - are Nevís not over-bright friend Eddie and his heavily-pregnant (with child number four) wife Pattie.

 


Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards - 2014
 

Our production of Cherry Orchard is entered in the BHAC Drama Festival 2014.

 

 

Our History

 

ON THIS SITE you'll find information about Wick Theatre Company's productions, the company and its history;
over 240 productions. 
Each is listed in its year of performance with cast and crew detailed as closely as archive material permits.

Press reviews
where available have been scrupulously copied from material gathered together
by Ralph Dawes and Ray Hopper and from members' own scrapbooks. 

Along the way Wick have entered [and won] a number of  Arts and Drama Festivals across Sussex
and brief notes have been included in the section And There's More!

Search the Directory  for a production or year or use the engine at the top of the page to reach any piece of data spread across the site.

 

Our archives

 

Wick Theatre Company have three archives:


[1] this web site

 
[2] a physical collection of documents, including news cuttings, programmes, leaflets, membership lists


[3] photographs taken down through the years - many are digitised by Ray Hopper

 


We strive to maintain our reputation as one of the South Coast's premier Amateur Drama companies.