The Entertainer
by John Osborne
1987
~ Directed by Barry Lee ~

This play about the life and work of a second-rate music hall comic (brilliantly created by Sir Laurence Olivier in the original production) and staged only eleven months after the opening of Look Back in Anger, secured John Osborne's reputation and has become a classic of 20th century drama.

Cast
Alan BarnesBilly Rice
Jane StampJean Rice
Margaret HakanssonPhoebe Rice
Keith ThompsonArchie Rice
Stephen ThompsonFrank Rice
Tony MasonBrother Bill
David HarroldGraham Dodd
Pippa CookeTableaux Girl
Maggie NixTableaux Girl
Joan CrossleyTableaux Girl
Crew
Viv RichardsonProduction Secretary
Tony MasonStage Manager
Chris JanesAsst. Stage Manager
Gordon SummersLighting
Simon LeeSound
Marion BarnesProps
Heather LeeProps
Betty Cole-HamiltonPrompt
Pippa CookeWardrobe
Peter HillsPiano
Terry ThorntonDrums
Richard HitchSet Design
Mike Newbold & teamSet Construction