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Post Horn Gallop

Post Horn Gallop
Written by Derek Benfield
Directed by Harry Dunphy
15 – 20 October 1990

A sequel to Wild Goose Chase. In the ancestral home the nerve-shattered Chester is again menaced by his old enemies Capone and Wedgwood. In the flower beds Lord Elrood lurks with his shotgun ready to repel attacks by the butcher’s boy, the postman and other desperate characters. Through the ancestral living-room wander Maggie and Bert, come for two-and-sixpence-worth of gawp and suitably awestruck by the goings-on of the country-house set.

Cast

Ada – Claire Berrecloth
Lord Elrood – John Midlane
Lady Elrood – Jean Midlane
Patricia – Jane Ghost
Miss Partridge – Betty Bailey
Chester Dreadnought – Philip Pearce
Bert – Bob Thwaite
Maggie – Dot Hamlin
Mr Capone – Michael Angell
Mr Wedgewood – Reg Higley
George Willis – John Wilkinson

Crew

Stage Manager – Denise Brown
Set Design – Graham Peters
Costumes – Carole Bramall
Properties – Helen Hicks and Alison Horner
Lighting – Brian Rumble
Assistant Stage Manager – Marion Ellis