It Runs in the Family

By Ray Cooney
April 2016

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. Mortimore 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

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

Small Running Title

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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