Archives - Henceforward

by Alan Ayckbourn

Directed by John Davies

Friday 26th September – Saturday 4th October 1997 in the Auditorium

Set in the near future, in a fortified flat somewhere in the unpoliced badlands around the Northern Line. Jerome is a lonely composer of electronic music who has been unable to create a note since his beloved daughter and detested wife moved out. The actress he hires to play his fiancée, in a plan to regain custody of his daughter, has other ideas. But Jerome is a skilled electronic improviser, and his adaptation of a rather defective robot may succeed where flesh and blood have failed…

One of Ayckbourn’s own favourites, this is one of his funniest plays for many years.

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Part of the Barn’s 1997/1998 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

Jerome Watkins, a composer-Tony Waters
NAN 300F, a robot-Natalie Gordon
Laura Eddy
Lupus, a session drummer-Russell Vincent
Zoë Mill, an actress-Laura Eddy
Rita, a delinquent-Erica Hawken
Geain, Jerome’s daughter-Helen Roberts
Lorna Thompson
Corinna Watkins, a bank manager-Natalie Gordon
Mervyn Bickerdyke, a social worker-Michael Mills

Creative team

Director-John Davies
Set Design-Clyde Wilson
Lighting Design-Derek Palmer
Music Composition and Recording-Keith Price
Video Sequences-Peter Holt
Sound Recording-Keith Price
James Rowles
Peter Holt
Stage Manager-Lisa Wilson
Assistant Stage Manager-Michael Barr
Prompter-Gill Millinger
Lighting Operation-Shirley Shaw
Sound Operation-James Rowles
Wardrobe-Irene Gill
Hairdressing-Erica Hawken
Properties-Jean Amato
Iris Marshall
Set Construction-Stephen Wilson
Lisa Wilson
Pat Finch
Andy Baker
Rehearsal Photographs-Peter Holt
Production Secretary-Shirley Thompson
Help in production of the video sequences-Mark Woolman
Les Eddlestone
Dan Breeze
Helen Davies
Margaret Hakansson
David Roberts

Closed Circuit TV Equipment: Feltech Electronics Ltd, St Albans. Sponsors: Data Specifics Ltd, PHA Marketing and Communications

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