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''[[Move Over Mrs. Markham]]'' is a farce, written in 1969,  by English playwright, director and actor [[Ray Cooney]] (1932- ) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Cooney] and [[John Chapman]] ().
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''[[Move Over Mrs. Markham]]'' is a farce in two acts by [[Ray Cooney]] (1932- ) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Cooney] and John Chapman (1927-2001)[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Chapman_(English_writer)].  
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==The original text==
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A farce about Mr and Mrs Markham, who have only one bedroom in their apartment - and it is there that three sets of lovers all meet for trysts on the same evening.
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First produced in 1969, 
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
1971: Staged at the [[Academy Theatre of Laughter]] in 1971 with [[Lottie Brochin]], [[Pamela Buchner]], [[Ian Gardiner]] (lead), [[Gardner Richard]] (Henry), [[Gaby Getz]], [[Shelagh Holliday]], [[Helen Jessop]], [[Maryann Johnston]], [[Melody O'Brian]], [[Jennifer Sinclair-David]], [[Robert van Leyden]]. The South African production was directed by [[Ray Cooney]] who directed the London and Australian productions.
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1970/71?: Performed in the [[Civic Theatre]] Bloemfontein by the [[Bloemfontein Repertory Society]], directed by ** with **, ** and [[Temple Hauptfleisch]]
  
196*: Performed by the [[Bloemfontein Repertory Society]] in the [[Bloemfontein Civic Theatre]], directed by **, with **, **, and [[Temple Hauptfleisch]].
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1971: Staged at the [[Academy Theatre of Laughter]], directed by [[Ray Cooney]] (who had directed the original London and Australian productions), [[Lottie Brochin]], [[Pamela Buchner]], [[Ian Gardiner]] (lead), [[Gardner Richard]] (Henry), [[Gaby Getz]], [[Shelagh Holliday]], [[Helen Jessop]], [[Maryann Johnston]], [[Melody O'Brian]], [[Jennifer Sinclair-David]], [[Robert van Leyden]].  
  
 
1990: Opened at the [[Alhambra Theatre]] in May 1990, presented by [[Pieter Toerien]] with [[Rex Garner]], [[Gordon Mulholland]], [[Diane Appleby]], [[Malcolm Terrey]], [[Odile Rault]], [[Tammy Bonell]], [[Timothy Welsh]], [[Patricia Sanders]] and [[Ashley Hayden]].
 
1990: Opened at the [[Alhambra Theatre]] in May 1990, presented by [[Pieter Toerien]] with [[Rex Garner]], [[Gordon Mulholland]], [[Diane Appleby]], [[Malcolm Terrey]], [[Odile Rault]], [[Tammy Bonell]], [[Timothy Welsh]], [[Patricia Sanders]] and [[Ashley Hayden]].

Latest revision as of 06:59, 24 June 2019

Move Over Mrs. Markham is a farce in two acts by Ray Cooney (1932- ) [1] and John Chapman (1927-2001)[2].

The original text

A farce about Mr and Mrs Markham, who have only one bedroom in their apartment - and it is there that three sets of lovers all meet for trysts on the same evening.

First produced in 1969,

Performance history in South Africa

1970/71?: Performed in the Civic Theatre Bloemfontein by the Bloemfontein Repertory Society, directed by ** with **, ** and Temple Hauptfleisch

1971: Staged at the Academy Theatre of Laughter, directed by Ray Cooney (who had directed the original London and Australian productions), Lottie Brochin, Pamela Buchner, Ian Gardiner (lead), Gardner Richard (Henry), Gaby Getz, Shelagh Holliday, Helen Jessop, Maryann Johnston, Melody O'Brian, Jennifer Sinclair-David, Robert van Leyden.

1990: Opened at the Alhambra Theatre in May 1990, presented by Pieter Toerien with Rex Garner, Gordon Mulholland, Diane Appleby, Malcolm Terrey, Odile Rault, Tammy Bonell, Timothy Welsh, Patricia Sanders and Ashley Hayden.

Translations and adaptations

Sources

Tucker, 1997.

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