Black Comedy

Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, a double bill with Box and Cox

27-29 May 1993

Comedy. A young sculptor is preparing to meet both his fiancée’s tyrannical father and a millionaire arts patron, when the lights in his flat fuse out.

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Brindsley Miller : John Timms

Carol Melkett : Liz Pybus

Miss Furnival : Joyce Elson

Colonel Melkett : Ray Bromelow

Harold Gorringe : Terry Waller

Clea : Pat Phillips

Schuppanzig : John Elson

Georg Bamberger : John Moules


Director : Valerie Coles

Stage Manager : Pat Baskerville

Lighting : Peter Fleming

Prompt : Rita Prodger

Costumes : Claire Fleming and the Players

Properties : Margaret Bachini, Vanessa Stone

Set Design : Noel Ripley

Set construction : David Fyfe, Hedley Parkins, John Elson, William Heaton, Robert Evans