WEDDING OF THE YEAR
June 02, 2006
Wedding of the Year follows Alison Murchinson, who is – in her own eyes – unattractive and unlikely to find a boyfriend, let alone a
Then the local newspaper announces a ‘Bride of the Year’ competition and, despite the
obvious disadvantages, such as
having no husband, Alison’s uncle is determined she will win.
The play takes us right up to the day of the wedding, introducing some intriguing characters on the way – a famous dress designer, a pair of elderly aunts who only speak in proverbs, a snobbish friend and many more.
Norman Robbins wrote the play after an actress complained if you were overweight or not attractive in the traditional way, you only ever got parts as maids, housekeepers and other minor characters – never the heroine. So he decided to put that right.
The performances will start at 7.45pm in the hall in Hatchet Lane. Tickets cost £7 for adults and £3.50 for children from (01344) 886456.