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A Comedy By Richard Everett

Performance dates: 25th to 28th November 2015

 On finding herself pregnant, Jane Harbottle (played by Ellie Ambrose) is nervous about breaking the news to her husband Peter (played by Paul Kelly) because it could prevent his forthcoming job promotion and posting to Saudi Arabia. Choosing the right moment to tell him is crucial, so Jane prepares a quiet dinner to prepare the way.

But Jane has unwisely confided in her friend Stella (played by Carol Jewel) who, with her husband Mike (played by Alf Blunden), is delighted with the news and determined to celebrate at the first available opportunity. To make matters worse, the Harbottles’ scatter-brained neighbour Polly (played by Donna Lovett) thinks she is pregnant too and confuses the matter further by telling Peter that Stella is also having a baby.

Too add more chaos, Grigore (played by Dean Bolton), a Greek business colleague of Peter’s, with little English but plenty of zest, arrives all too willing to celebrate anything and is soon very smitten with Polly. As Grigore gets higher, and Polly dafter, Peter struggles with a sprained ankle and a secret of his own .. small wonder that Jane starts throwing the antique dinner service around.

The comic chaos settled down long enough for the truth to emerge in this delightfully funny and well-constructed comedy of misunderstandings.

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