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And This Was Odd

The Barn Theatre, Southwick Community Centre.

November 21 & 22, 1952.

And This Was Odd

by Kenneth Horne

“Adept at comedy”
– Shoreham Herald –


Directed by
Anthea Penney


Michael Dawes – Morton [a man servant]

Diana Hubbard – Nurse Jones [a trained nurse]

Betty Perry – Julia Kemp [Mrs. Simmons’ younger daughter]

Betty Gedge – Jane Simmons [Mrs. Simmons’ elder daughter]

John Wilson – Frank Kemp [Julia’s husband]

Elaine Smithers – Margot Kemp [daughter of Frank and Julia]

Elwyn Wass – Sam Potts [Margot’s fiancĂ©]

Eileen Turley – Mrs. Simmons [an elderly widow]

Betty Carpenter – Lady Wilson [a friend of Julia]


Production Crew

Stage Manager – Maureen Futcher

ASM – Sheila Cottier

ASM – Sylvia Sartin

Scenery design – Young Wick Players

Properties – Pat Hollingworth

Properties – Wendy Wright

Electrician – Frank Hurrell

Effects – John Chatfield

House Manager – Donald Halfrey