Absent Friends (Archive)

by Alan Ayckbourn

May 1982

Paul and Diana have asked Gordon and Marge, John and Evelyn to tea for a reunion with an old friend Colin. All is not well, however between Paul and Diana and the play examines with great perception and humour the problems highlighted by the visit.


Evelyn Jill Mowlam
Diana Chris Ward
Marge Jenny Blake
Paul Barry West
John Mike Calvert
Colin Martin Green


Producers Tom Atkinson and Hazel Galvin
Stage Manager Mike Crisswell
Set Designer Chris Sutton
Lighting Operator Don Sykes
Sound Operator Chris Lawes
Prompt Frieda Scott
Front of House Joy Trinder
Props Madeline Walley