The Online Stage heard but not seen

William Somerset Maugham

The Online Stage has scheduled production of three plays by W.S.Maugham during In 2016/17.

The Circle

Mrs Dot

Penelope




The Circle

After many years living abroad with her long time lover, Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney visits her former marital home, now occupied by her son Arnold and his wife Elizabeth. Also present is her estranged husband, Clive, who lives in a cottage on the estate. Elizabeth has become dissatisfied with the life she leads with her wealthy husband,  who is very occupied with his political career, and she encourages the advances of a dashing, but impecunious suitor, Teddy Luton.  Will Elizabeth follow in the steps of her mother-in-law and abandon her marriage?






Cast
Clive Champion-Cheney - Denis Daly
Arnold Champion-Cheney, M.P. - Joseph Tabler
Lord Porteous - John Burlinson
Edward Luton (Teddie) - David Prickett
Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney – Michele Eaton
Elizabeth - Amanda Friday
Mrs. Anna Shenstone – K.G.Cross
Butler/Footman – Tovarisch
Narrator - Marty Krz

Link to audio:
The Circle




 Mrs Dot

A Farce in Three Acts

A rich widow finds that the man she wishes to marry is already engaged. He has just suddenly become a peer and cannot, he thinks, break his promise.

Mrs Worthey (Mrs Dot) - Leanne Yau
Freddie Perkins - Richard Andrews
Miss Eliza MacGregor - PJ Morgan
Gerald Halstane - Chris Marcellus
James Blenkinsop - David Prickett
Lady Sellenger - Linda Barrans
Nellie Sellenger - Amanda Friday
Charles - Noel Badrian
Mr Wright - Andrew Harrington
Mr Rixon - Ron Altman
George - Denis Daly


Stage directions read by Michele Eaton

Link to audio:  Mrs Dot


 Penelope

A Comedy in Three Acts

In this elegant comedy of manners, Penelope O’Farrell discovers that her husband has been having an affair with an attractive married woman. Instead of lapsing into despair, she decides to employ some cunning strategies to save her marriage.

Cast
Penelope O'Farrell - Amanda Friday
Dr O'Farrell (Dickie) - Jeff Moon
Professor Golightly - David Prickett
Mrs Golightly - Jennifer Fournier
Mr Davenport Barlow - Phil Benson
Mrs Fergusson -  Rebecca Thomas
Mr Beadsworth - Noel Badrian
Mrs Watson - Nancy German
A Patient - Peter Tucker
Peyton – K.G.Cross

Stage directions read by Michele Eaton

Audio edited by Michele Eaton

Link to audio: Penelope



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