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The Anniversary (1968)

The Anniversary
Written by Bill Macilwraith
Directed by James March
2 – 5 October 1968

Since Dad died, Mum has carried on the family business and profits have increased two-fold. Keeping a tight rein on her three sons, Mum’s plans for an anniversary celebration (despite her late husband’s absence) bring out rebellion among the sons and her long-held reign is ended at last.


Tom – Tony Bate
Shirley – Valerie Cope
Henry – Frank Poole
Terry – Mike Rand
Karen – Betty Bailey
Mum – Sylvia Palmer


Stage Manager – Elsie Coleman
Assistant Stage Manager – Mary Schaenbacher
Electrician – Roy Wood
Properties – Stella Kirby and Margaret Carter
Sound – Gordon Lawrence