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by Derek Hickman
February 25th  2006
March 11th & 12th 2006
Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin

Set in the mid-sixties, it ts early afternoon in a side ward of a small provincial general hospital. Mr. Smith is languishing in his bed, where he is recovering from the effects of a head injury. Not the easiest of patients, he leads the medical staff a merry dance, taxing their patience and ingenuity to the limits.

The play was first performed by Rushen Players at the MADF One Act Play Festival and susequently at festivals in Grange over Sands, Port Sunlight and Woking. The cast won five awards for this presentation including best play of the Festival.



Directed byAdrienne Sanderson
Mr SmithWayne Kelsall
NurseLesley Coole
SisterCatie Angus
Miss WardNorma Ruocco
Dr PatelJenny Archer
Dr RadlettClaude Butler
LizzieMari Moss
Mrs BeadleJoan Hayes
JockIan Galloway
Back Stage Crew
Lighting & SoundIan Costain, John Moon
Set Design & ConstructionJohn Hayes, Peter Alibone
Wardrobe & MakeupAdrienne Sanderson, Thelma Floate, Joan Hayes
Programme Artwork
Adrienne Sanderson
Backstage AssistanceBrian Matthews, Jackie Alibone
Stage CrewJohn Hayes, John Moon, Peter Alibone, Geoff Bacon
Frank Sanderson, Jackie Alibons, Thelma Floate, Vera Moon
Loan of Sari and wearing guidanceMrs Mina Patel 2014