Directed by Dorothy Wilkinson

A Play by Stanley Houghton

It’s holiday week in the Lancashire town of Hindle, just before the First World War. Fanny Hawthorne, a spirited, determined mill girl, has just returned from a weekend in Blackpool with her friend Mary Hollins. At least that’s what she tells her parents. In fact, she’s been spending the weekend with Alan Jeffcote, a wealthy mill owner’s son who is engaged to someone else. When Fanny’s parents discover the truth, they set out to ensure that Alan will do the decent thing and marry her – only to discover that Fanny has her own ideas on the matter…

The Cast

Christopher Hawthorn – Andre Bellemarre
Mrs. Hawthorn – Jean Nicholson
Fanny Hawthorn – Tracey Parker
Nathaniel Jeffcote – Geoff Whipp
Mrs. Jeffcote – Pam Starling
Alan Jeffcote – Alastair Jack
Sir Timothy Farrar – Eddie Bradbury
Beatrice Farrar – Michelle Sutton
Ada – Claire Hutchinson

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Production Team

Set Building – D.L.T. members
Set Design – Steve Hyde
Theatre Artist – Tracy Ireland
Wardrobe Manager – Marion Hurst
Lighting Design – Tony Birch
Lighting Operative – Sue Thorp
Sound Design – David Brodie
Sound Operative – Lorraine Benabdelmoumene
Stage Manager – Connie Brooksbank
Continuity – Pat Hatton

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