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Family Album (1971)

Family Album

A play by Noel Coward, performed at the Leeds Playhouse (now known as the West Yorkshire Playhouse), from 8 September 1971.

Overview

Family Album is a short comedy with music.

In 1860, the well-to-do Featherways assemble for the reading of their father's will.  Respect for the deceased gives way to criticism of his life and character in this study of Victorian hypocrisy.

Cast

Jasper Featherways ... John Nightingale
Jane, his wife ... Barbara New
Lavinia Featherways ... Thelma Ruby
Richard Featherways ... Peter Ellis
Harriet Winter ... Vivienne Dixon
Charles Winter ... Malcolm Keith
Emily Valance ... Zo Wanamaker
Edward Valance ... Geoffrey Perkins
Burrows ... Anthony Boden

Crew

Director: Peter Frye
Set and Lighting Designer: Brian Currah
Costume Designer: Elizabeth Rutherford
Musical Director: Neil Rhoden

Notes

Family Album was jointly presented at the Leeds Playhouse with another Noel Coward comedy, Fallen Angels (in which Zoe did not appear). 

Zoe's other productions at the Playhouse include Pictures in a Bath of Acid and Twelfth Night.

Related links

Family Album - Wikipedia


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