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== Sources ==
== Sources ==
''Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987'' by Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988.
''Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987'' by [[Brian Barrow]] and [[Yvonne Williams-Short]] (eds.), 1988.
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]

Revision as of 08:55, 10 September 2014

A 1972 play by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn. [1]


Divided into three acts, the play documents the changing fortunes of three married couples. Each act takes place at a Christmas celebration at one of the couples' homes on successive Christmas Eves. [2]

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged by The Company at the Market Theatre in November 1977, co-directed by John Hussey and Mannie Manim, with Diane Appleby, Graham Armitage, Naomi Buch, Wilson Dunster, Kerry Jordan and Gay Lambert

Staged in the Baxter Theatre in 1978, directed by Ken Leach, with Henry Goodman, Grethe Fox, Keith Grenville, Sandra Prinsloo, Wilson Dunster and Michele Maxwell.

Staged in the Momentum Theatre at the State Theatre in June 1998, directed by Rex Garner, with Rex Garner (Ronald), Clare Marshall (Marion), Malcolm Terrey (Sidney), Annelisa Weiland (Jane), Robert Fridjhon (Geoffrey) and Geraldine Garner (Eva).


Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987 by Brian Barrow and Yvonne Williams-Short (eds.), 1988.

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