Bishopstoke Players’ autumn production this year is the longest-running British comedy, No Sex, Please – We’re British! This riotous comic farce notched up a staggeringly successful sixteen-year run in London’s West End. It premiered in 1971 and ran to 6,761 performances.
Peter and Frances could reasonably expect to look forward to a calm, happy start to their married life. Owing to an innocent mistake, however, they find themselves inundated with dubious material from the ‘Scandinavian Import Company’. Senior bank officials, Peter’s snobbish mother, and a prim, respectable bank cashier become inextricably entangled in the rumbustious events that follow.
Director Barry Kitchen says, ‘After directing The 39 Steps last year, I was looking for another top-notch comedy and what better than No Sex, Please – We’re British!?’
Performances are in Bishopstoke Memorial Hall, Riverside, SO50 6LQ on 28-30 September at 7.30. Tickets are £8 (£6 for those aged 16 or under) and are available online at buytickets.at/bishopstokeplayers, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07871 006551.
This production marks Bishopstoke Players’ 70th anniversary and, like all previous productions, proceeds will be donated to the children’s charity, Action for Children.