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Peterhouse Boys

School Play 2018 – ‘It Runs in the Family’ by Ray Cooney

Well done to all pupils and staff involved in this year’s hilarious school play. There was much entertainment as the play ran for three nights at the Fieldsend Hall.

Directed and produced by: J.W. Redfern
Greatly assisted by: T.M. Nzanga

Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts running in and out of doors mistaking everybody for someone else, as Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex-wife, a punkish daughter and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the Ponsonby Lecture in an international conference.

Characters (in order of appearance):

Dr. David Mortimore - Praise Jaravani
Dr. Mike Connolly - Thomas Beverley
Rosemary Mortimore - Danai Mandevu
Dr. Hubert Bonney - Connor Eksteen
Matron - Mati Hove
Sir Willoughby Drake - Mukudzei Nyamarebvu
Jane Tate - Shannen Wilson
Sister - Natasha Nathoo
Leslie - Lewhat Daniel
Police Sergent - Megan Hough
Bill - Tawanda Chauruka
Mother - Kayla Rouse
Prompters - Anusha Chonzi & Karen Nhleya

Production Personnel:

Producer - J.W. Redfern
Production Assistant - T.M. Nzanga
Costume - S. Whitcomb
Set Design - J.W. Redfern
Set Construction - J.W. Redfern, N. I. Whitcomb , Shorai Chiweshe, David Danick , The Estates Department Staff
Make-up - K. Barrie
Head of Stage Management - Terance Sage/ Torrin Bissett
Props Manager - Bekezela Mbofana
Sound Management - Jolyon Sage
Lights Management - Reuben De Kock
Stage Assistants - Graeme Jackson, Cody Tinker, Benjamin Lawrence, Ryan Fourie, Jack Tippett, Joel Royston, Jack Worswick, Shawn Lawrence, Codie Marillier, Brent Smith