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Dead Funny

The Barn Theatre, Southwick Community Centre.

March 2, 3, 4 & 5, 2005.

Dead Funny

by Terry Johnson

“One which may shock”
– Brighton Argus –


Directed by
Tony Brownings


Judith Berrill – Eleanor

Kevin Isaac – Richard

Bob Ryder – Brian

John Garland – Nick

Zoë Edden – Lisa

Katie Brownings – Video Voice

Simon Druce – Video Voice


Production Crew

Assistant Director – Simon Druce

Lighting – Mike Medway

Sound – Simon Snelling

Stage Manager – David Comber

Stage Manager – Robert Mitchell

Technical Stage Manager – David Bickers

Properties – Margaret Davy

Properties – Sue Whittaker

Workshop Team – David Comber

Workshop Team – Robert Mitchell

Workshop Team – Sheila Neesham

Front of House – Betty Dawes

Box Office – Margaret Murrell

Publicity – Rosemary Bouchy

Publicity – Rosemary Brown

Publicity – Simon Druce


Programme Note #1: Dead Funny

The play is a wonderfully warm-hearted adaptation, by H E bates himself, of the novel that started the whole series of Darling Buds stories. It is charming, enjoyable stuff, which should leave audiences with a warm glow.