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Absent Friends archiveSummer 1974. A well-intentioned tea party descends into chaos. Wealthy, unfulfilled housewife Diana arranges a gathering of old friends to cheer up bereaved Colin, whose fianc?e drowned a few months earlier. Paul, her bullying, self-absorbed husband, has recently had a brief affair with Evelyn, the glamorous, young wife of his friend and incompetent business associate, John. The get-together is completed by long-suffering Marge, who has left her hypochondriac spouse ailing at home. Preparations for the party commence, sparking tensions and opening old wounds. As lingering resentments and deep-rooted jealousies surface, an unexpectedly cheerful Colin wanders into the mayhem.
Performers Abigail Thaw (Diana), Jonathan Guy Lewis (Paul), Sally Ann Triplett (Marge), Ian Targett (Colin), Dale Superville (John), Claire Lams (Evelyn).
Author Alan Ayckbourn. Producer Watford Palace. Director Brigid Larmour. Design Emma Wee. Lighting James Farncombe. Director Louis Hammond (casting).

Absent Friends

Absent Friends (Play) production archive for QTIX code T10010935. Details of all Absent Friends archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2157

Archive Listings

2 Oct 08
to
25 Oct 08
Watford Palace Theatre
Watford
Hertfordshire

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