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Blithe Spirit
by Noel Coward

The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much- revised classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy , cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, remarried but haunted ( literally ) by the ghost of his late first wife the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a “happy medium”, one Madame Arcati. As the worldly and unworldly personalities clash, Charles’ current wife Ruth is accidentally killed, “passes over”, joins Elvira and the two “blithe spirits”haunt the hapless Charles into perpetuity.

Cast ( in order of appearance )

Edith (a Maid) - Aisling Dunne

Ruth Condomine - Rachel De Silva

Charles Condomine - Ian Welch

Doctor Bradman - Stuart Pinel

Mrs Bradman - Helen Quinnell

Madame Arcati - Maureen Hardwen

Elvira - Linda Gay


Stage manager - Isabel Trafford

Assistant stage Manager - Sam Joyce

Lighting - Nicholas Hewitt and Mick Taylor

Sound - Laura Cakebread

Properties - Bob & Janet Norton, Lesley Bauckham, Curtis Boylan

Set Building - John Vinnels & Ron Andrews

Publicity - Kevin Coward

Aisling Dunne Rachel De Silva
Ian Welch Stuart Pinel
Helen Quinnell Maureen Hardwen
Linda Gay

The Edward Alderton Theatre is a non-professional performance venue in Bexleyheath, Kent, founded in 1976. It has a raked auditorium seating 74, a proscenium stage, a fully licensed bar, a deaf loop, toilets and free onsite parking. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on the premises. Performances commence at 8pm. Social evenings are held every Wednesday from 9pm, except during show weeks. Non-members welcome.

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by Noel Coward

22 - 29 October 2016


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