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Barn Theatre Club presents

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What the Butler Saw

By Joe Orton
Directed by Eric Martin
17th – 25th September 2010

Not suitable for children (more information here)

A surreal farce about a psychiatrist, his nymphomaniac wife, and an insane government inspector of lunatic asylums. A wild mélée of disappearances, disguises and discoveries.

Tickets

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Show Talks

Free-of-charge pre- and post-show talks:

  • Tuesday 21st at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Director Eric Chorley makes sense of the madcap in Orton’s farce.
  • Wednesday 22nd at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Dr. Cindy Lawford attempts to explain why there is so much sex in the play.
  • Thursday 23rd after the performance — Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.
Archives

This is the second time What the Butler Saw has been performed at the Barn Theatre — see our online archives for photographs of the 1975 production, directed by Roger Chown.

Part of the Barn’s 2010-2011 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Eric Martin

CAST

Dr Prentice
Mrs Prentice
Geraldine Barclay
Nicholas Becket
Dr Rance
Sergeant Match

CREATIVE TEAM

Set Design
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Prompter
Wardrobe
Production Secretary
Assistant Production Manager

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