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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 Janet Dibley, Tamzin Outhwaite, Jacqueline King, Paul Raffield, Tyler Butterworth, Martin Ball.
Author Alan Ayckbourn. Director Alan Ayckbourn. Company Stephen Joseph Company. Design Roger Glossop. Lighting Mick Hughes.

Absent Friends

Absent Friends (Play) production archive for QTIX code T2136482632. Details of all Absent Friends archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2157

Archive Listings

8 Oct 97
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15 Nov 97
Stephen Joseph Theatre
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
18 Sep 97
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30 Sep 97
The Old Laundry Theatre
Bowness-on-Windermere
Cumbria

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15 Nov 97
New Vic Theatre
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire

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15 Nov 97
New Vic Theatre
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire

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