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It Runs in the Family | December 1999

By Ray Cooney. Directed by Peter Atkinson.

An eminent neurologist is confronted by an old flame and discovers that their earlier liaison resulted in a son.

With a potential knighthood in the offing he s frantic to hide the news from his wife and the hospital authorities as the pace of the farce grows fast and furious.

The action takes place three days before Christmas in the Doctor’s Common Room at St Andrew’s Hospital in London.


Dr David Mortimore Ale Raemers

Dr Mike Connolly Nigel Brown

Rosemary Mortimore Rosemary Harris

Dr Hubert Bonney Ray Harris

Matron Muriel Kidd

Sir Willoughby Drake John Heather

Jane Tate Janet Sharrock

Sister Sue Score

Leslie Ian-Paul Munday

Police Sergeant Mark Innes

Bill Bill Judd

Mother Phyllis Bardell


Set construction Maurice Uzzell

Set decor Carolyn Fuller

Stage Manager Ann Page-Wood

Asst Stage Manager Kim Tuckey

Lighting Designer David Hart

Sound Designer Daniel Whymark

Props Ann Page-Wood

Wardrobe Margaret Uzzell with Penny Vetterlein

Make-up Doreen Neale

Prompt Lesley Jopling

House Manager Maurice Uzzell

Box Office Margaret Uzzell

Refreshments Nina Herbert

Raffle First Act members

Poster Design Peter Atkinson

Handbill Design Graham Copeland

Programme Editor Maurice Uzzell

Programme Design Graham Copeland

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