first two years of production, Dario Fo's controversial farce, was seen
by over half a million people. It has since been performed all
over the world and is widely recognised as a classic of modern drama.
and hilarious satire on political corruption, it concern the case of an
anarchist railway worker who, it was claimed, 'fell' to his death from a
police headquarters window in 1969.
It is a
stinging attack upon the black arts of government cover-up, manipulation
and mendacity which can be watched safe in the knowledge that it
happened a long way away and could never possibly happen here.
Maniac - Phil Brown
Inspector Berlozzo - David Peaty
Inspector Pissani - Guy Steddon
Constable - Jonathan Rich
Superintendent - Emily Hale
Maria Feletti - Sarah Frost
Betty Dawes died peacefully in hospital after a short illness, May
Stalwart of the Company from earliest days - 1948.
The eulogy and Shoreham Herald report are on Betty's
On this site you'll find
information about Wick Theatre Company's 250+ productions, the company and its history.
Production - each is listed in its year of performance
Cast and Crew - detailed as
closely as archive material
Press review - where
available, have been scrupulously
from material gathered
by Ralph Dawes,
Ray Hopper and
members' own scrapbooks
Along the way Wick have entered
[and won] a number of Arts and Drama Festivals across Sussex. Brief notes have been included in the section
Directory for a production or year
use the engine in the side bar to reach any piece
spread across the site.
Wick Theatre Company has three archives
Physical collection of documents,
cuttings, programmes, leaflets, membership lists
Photographs taken down through the years -
are digitised by
We strive to maintain our
reputation as one of the South Coast's premier Amateur Drama companies.