Uproar in the House

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Uproar in the House is a popular farce by British playwrights Anthony Marriott (1931-2014) [1] and Alistair Foot (1930-1971) [2]. Casting 6m, 6f.

The original text

The play opened at the Whitehall Theatre, London, on 19 October 1967.

Published by Samuel French.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1968: Directed by Rex Garner at the Academy Theatre, Johannesburg, opening on 16 July starring British actors Paul Chapman [3], Geoffrey Lumsden [4], as well as Clive Scott with Barbara Kinghorn, Louis Ife and Paddy Canavan, Leonne Carnot, Hillery Carter, Julie Mills, Bill Smale, Ronald Wallace, Pat McGowan. The production played for twenty weeks.

Two other sources (Theatre SA and Tucker 242) list the cast as follows: Patricia Sanders, Rosemary Whitfield, Pat Lancaster, Louis Ife, Rex Garner, Gordon Mulholland, Mary Harrison, Hal Orlandini, Kenneth Baker, Julie Mills, Bill Smale, Barbara Kinghorn.

1992: Presented by Plewman Productions and Eric Lyall at the André Huguenet Theatre in 1992 featuring Tim Plewman, Malcolm Terrey, Paul Andrews and Diana Tilden-Davis.


Teater SA, 1(1), 1968.

Uproar in the House theatre programme, 1968.

Tucker, 1997. 242, 516.

Review by Percy Baneshik, The Rand Daily Mail, 17 July 1968.

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