Archives - Jeeves and Wooster in 'Perfect Nonsense'

by The Goodale Brothers
Taken from the works of P. G. Wodehouse

Directed by Hannah Sayer

Friday 7th – Saturday 15th October 2016 in the Auditorium

A frantic farce of fun and failure!

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect NonsenseJeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense is a play written by David and Robert Goodale, based on the 1938 novel The Code of the Woosters by P G Wodehouse. It had its world premiere at the Richmond Theatre in October 2013, and the production won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.

In 1920s London, Bertie Wooster decides it’s time for the world to be privy to his extraordinary theatrical talent. He decides to regale the audience with The Tale of Totleigh Towers, a riveting riot of a story involving love, intrigue, secrets and, of course, the infamous cow creamer. There’s just one small snag to his brilliant plan: Bertie finds himself incapable of doing anything unless his trusty valet Jeeves is there to hold his hand. Between them, and the enlisted help of Seppings, the formidable Aunt Dahlia’s butler, they trudge their way through this tale – much to Bertie’s constant amazement. Despite the tight spots Bertie manages to get himself into, Jeeves always manages to get him out again.

This really is a riot of fun, a quick-paced, fast-changing play – and one that shouldn’t be missed.

Tickets

Tickets are now available for just £12. Buy online or from the Box Office.

Meal deal

Take advantage of our £26 meal deal with Terranova Italian Restaurant in Stanborough Park which includes a 2-course, pre-show meal from the set menu with a glass of wine and a ticket for the show. Download the menu

Not available Sundays and Mondays.

Part of the Barn’s 2016/2017 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

Bertie Wooster-Peter Kirkby
Jeeves-David Thompson
Seppings-Ian Colpitts

Creative team

Director-Hannah Sayer
Set Design-Rosemary Bianchi
Lighting-Nick Mogg
Sound-James Rowles
Stage Director-John Cude
Stage Manager-Mike Smith
Assistant Stage Managers-Devi Smart
Michal Parr
Tristan Cameron
Prompt-Michal Parr
Wardrobe-Sheelagh Mogg
Dressers-Ann Austin
Maggie Bushnell
Adrienne Perry
Props-Sheila Grimmant
Georgie Palmer
Production Manager-Brenda Tomlin
Assistant Production Manager-Carol Bush
Set Building-Norman Merry

Performances

Friday 7th – Saturday 15th October 2016

Friday 7th October8.00pm 
Saturday 8th October8.00pm 
Monday 10th October8.00pm 
Tuesday 11th October8.00pm 
Wednesday 12th October8.00pm 
Thursday 13th October8.00pm 
Friday 14th October8.00pm 
Saturday 15th October2.30pm 
Saturday 15th October8.00pm 

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