It Runs in the Family

April 2016

By Ray Cooney

Set in a hospital, "It Runs in the Family" contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for someone else, as Dr. Mortimer tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex wife, a punkish daughter and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

ACT I

Three bays before Christmas. 10.45am

 

ACT II

Immediately Following

 

The action of the play takes place in the Doctors' Common Room of St Andrew's Hopsital, London
 

Time - the present

CAST

DR DAVID MORTIMER

DR MIKE CONNOLLY

DR HUBERT BONNEY

MATRON

SIR WILLOUGHBY DRAKE

JANE TATE

ROSEMARY MORTIMER

LESLEY

SISTER

POLICE SERGEANT

BILL

MOTHER

John Elllaway

Simon Grier

Neale Webb

Cherith Dalzell

Derek Bell

Linda Montgomery

Edwina Scanlon

Gillian Lambert

Gwen Priestman

Basil Conroy

Robert Lambert

Cilla Turner

CREW

DIRECTOR

ASST DIRECTOR

STAGE MANAGER

STAGE CREW
LIGHTING & SOUND

COSTUMES

CONTINUITY

PROPERTIES

TICKET OFFICE

SET DESIGN

SCENE PAINTER

LIGHTING OPERATOR

PUBLICITY

FRONT OF HOUSE

Geoff Lovegrove

Dick White

Ivan Sheppard

Harry Sheppard, David Murphy

Simon Grier

Hilary Bryan

Sally Crawford

Cilla Turner

Ann Rath

Geoff Lovegrove

Brian Crawford

Amanda Johnston

Edwina Scanlon

Malcom Shaw, Ian Crowley

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