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Brighton Beach Memoirs

Brighton Beach Memoirs
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Jean Franks
23 September – 3 October 1998

Set not in the Brighton with which most of us are familiar, but Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York in 1937 at the home of Eugene Jerome, a precocious 15 year-old, whose burning ambition to be a writer involves him in committing all the happenings of his household to his ‘memoirs’.


Eugene Jerome – Michael Bate
Blanche Morton – Gaynor Fisher
Kate Jerome – Lesley Robins
Laurie Morton – Nichola Butler
Nora Morton – Michelle Pearl
Stanley Jerome – Matt Hawes
Jacob ‘Jack’ Jerome – Keith King


Set Designer and Stage Manager – Elizabeth Hunt
Set Construction by – Roger Hodge, BBM Crew
Assistant Stage Manager – Margaret Baird
Lighting by – Ian Humphreys, Simon Dinsmore
Sound by – Tom Bramall
Properties by – Janet Pearce, Emma Pearce, Sue Newman, Janet Hodge
Costumes by – Carol Bramall, Christine Angell