Archives - Pack of Lies

by Hugh Whitemore

Directed by Louis Davis

Saturday 27th October – Saturday 3rd November 1990 in the Auditorium

Based on fact, this is a fictional, documentary thriller about Peter and Helen Kroger, an American couple who were convicted of spying for the Russians in 1961. Barbara and Bob Jackson and their young daughter Julie are caught up in a web of intrigue and deceit and their happy life is shattered when a man from MI5 persuades them to allow their home to be used as a surveillance post on their friends, the Krogers. As the dreadful truth is discovered, we feel Barbara’s agony as she realises their friends have betrayed her and her family and that she, in her turn, has betrayed them and their very real friendship.

A compelling, gripping piece of writing.

Part of the Barn’s 1990/1991 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

Bob Jackson-Clive George
Barbara Jackson-Carolyn Annand
Julie Jackson-Liz Cooper
Helen Kroger-Maryam Rodway
Peter Kroger-Graham Kilner
Stewart-Keith Bridgeman
Thelma-Jane Bancroft
Sally-Amanda Smith

Creative team

Director-Louis Davis
Design-Clyde Wilson
Lighting Design-Denys Wells
Sound-Neil Rhodes
Stage Manager-Kay Coppock
Assistant Stage Manager-Amanda Smith
Prompter-Frances Chown
Lighting Operator-Nick Mogg
Wardrobe-Kris Moore
Properties-Iris Marshall
Jean Amato
Belinda Putley
Set Construction-Pat Finch
Nigel Rive
Jason Kingwell
Trevor Wallace
Production Secretary-Shirley Thompson

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