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Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!

Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!
Written by Dario Fo
Directed by Graham Frosdick
20 – 25 October 1997

This hilarious and critically acclaimed political farce centres on direct action by housewives against inflationary supermarket prices and struggles with their Communist trade unionist husbands who face unemployment and political crisis.


Antonia – Jeannie Saunders
Margherita – Ros Dalby
Giovanni – Peter Richardson
Sergeant/Inspector/Old Man/Undertaker – Michael Bate
Luigi – Brian Roberts


Stage Manager and Set Design – Eric White
Set Construction and Crew – Ray Watts and a few Pensioners
Lighting – Ian Macdonald, John Hudson
Properties – Elsie Bate, Caroline Birmingham, Sue Newman
Sound – Mike Rand
ASM – Marjorie Penny
Wardrobe – Carole Bramall