Rehearsals are well under way for the Monkton Players Spring production ‘Love and Money’, a comedy by Raymond Hopkins. Derek and Pauline Felton have been married for ages and life has been passing by fairly smoothly until they return home one evening to find that their house has been burgled. Derek, who has always had a materialistic outlook on life, decides that their new house insurance will yield a lucrative pay out. Pauline becomes increasingly unhappy about his subsequent course of actions. Joyce, their next door neighbour, has witnessed the robbery and calls in daily to offer support, advice and unwelcome comments. To add to the mayhem, the vicar who has unexpectedly calls round to ask Derek to read a lesson at a televised service, fall hopelessly in love with…
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For our next production, Ruth Jones will be directing “Love and Money” by Raymond Hopkins. What happens when the family have a robbery and try to claim the insurance payment? Not a subject for a farcical comedy? Don't you believe it! The twist and turns, the intrigues, the misunderstandings and the falling-outs are hilarious. Don’t take our word for it, just come along and watch 24, 25 and 26 March.
Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October 2010 West Monkton Village Hall Doors Open 7:30pm - Curtain Up 8pm This hilarious spoof of the best of Agatha Christie traditions is set in a country manor house in the 1930's, with an assembled cast of characters guaranteed to delight. The play introduces the inept and bungling Inspector Pratt, who battles against the odds to solve the murder of the house's owner. It soon becomes clear that the murderer isn't finished yet, but will the miscreant be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom, or will the audience die laughing first?