Better Off Dead (2018)

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Alan Ayckbourn
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Stephen Joseph Theatre
The Round
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6 September 2018
11 September 2018
6 October 2018
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Alan Ayckbourn
Michael Holt
Jason Taylor
Paul Stear
Sarah Hughes


Brian Perkins
Sarah Rhodes-Cannings
Emma Lang
Character
A D Waterbridge (Algy)
Jessica Waterbridge
Thelma Bostock
Jason Ratcliffe
Gus Crewes
DCI Tommy Middlebrass
DS Gemma Price
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Christopher Godwin

Eileen Battye
Liz Jadav
Laurence Pears
Leigh Symonds
Russell Dixon
Naomi Petersen

Notes

This was the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's 82nd play.
This was Christopher Godwin's first performance in an Ayckbourn world premiere since Ten Times Table in 1977. Christopher was a prominent member of the company during the '70s and originated such roles as Norman in The Norman Conquests and Denis in Just Between Ourselves.
2018 marked the first time every main house production during a summer season toured from the Stephen Joseph Theatre. Better Off Dead and Joking Apart toured to the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme, and The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere.

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All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.