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Tressell's iconic Edwardian novel evokes a year in the lives of a team of builders as they struggle to survive on the breadline. Humour is never very far away as Tressell satirises the scams and tricks of the trade - still familiar to householders today - used by skinflint bosses to save time and money.Performers Dean Ashton (Jack Slyme/Didlum), Will Beer (Easton/Grinder), Louise Bush (Julie/Nora), Larry Dann (Old Joe Philpott), Tim Frances (Fred Harlow/Mr Sweater), Finbar Lynch (Frank Owen), Des McAleer (Hunter), Thomas Morrison (Bert White), Laura Rees (Ruth/Kirsty/Rushton's secretary), Paul Regan (Bundy/Rushton), Gyuri Sarossy (Barrington/Alan Flotter/Newman/Dr Weakling), Nicolas Tennant (Bob Crass).
Author Stephen Lowe. Book by Robert (Noonan) Tressell. Corporate Sponsor University of Chichester. Producer Chichester Festival Theatre. Director Christopher Morahan. Design Simon Higlett. Music Ilona Sekacz. Lighting James Whiteside. Sound Tom Lishman.
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