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Bell, Book and Candle

The Barn Theatre, Southwick Community Centre

April 9, 10 & 11 1964

Bell, Book and Candle

by John van Druten

Directed by
Clodagh O’Farrell  &  Ralph Dawes

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“Good comedy team”
– Brighton & Hove Gazette –


Sheelagh O’Farrell – Gillian Holroyd

Barrie Bowen – Anthony Henderson

Betty Elliott – Aunt Queenie

Colin Lydon – Nicky Holroyd

Peter Power – Sydney Redlitch

‘Fred Baskerville’ – ‘Pyewacket’


Production Crew

Stage ManagerJohn Perrett

ASMFrances Thorne

ASMJackie Mase

LightingFrank Hurrell

EffectsMaureen Payne

WardrobeMorfydd Bowen

PropertiesMargaret Perrett

PropertiesSusan Hayter

DecorClodagh O’Farrell

Stage StaffPaul Carpenter

Stage StaffTerry Mase

Set Design John Perrett

Set ConstructionJohn Perrett

Foyer DecorationElizabeth Penney

Front of House ManagerGeorge Penney


Programme Note: Bell Book and Candle

CO’F & RD wrote: “In case things get out of hand this evening we have it on the authority of Annie Price, a 17th century witch, that a piece of red thread tied to the clothing is an excellent protection against witchcraft!”

[Thoughtfully a piece was taped inside each programme]