Comedy capers as Fawlty Towers comes to March

Anglian Players
Anglian Players

Comedy capers are happening in March thanks to The Anglian Players latest production.

The amateur dramatic group is promising entertainment for young and old with its latest offering, Fawlty Towers.

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Under the direction of Ali Fox, the Players are performing three of the original TV scripts from the timeless 1970s series – The Hotel Inspector, A Touch of Class and Waldolf Salad.

There were 12 episodes of Fawlty Towers, all written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom starred in the show, which has long been recognised as one of the best ever British comedy series.

The Anglian Players will transport you back 40 years to the haphazard Torquay hotel, Fawlty Towers, run by the eccentric, rude, and unpredictable Basil Fawlty, played by Alan Hooks, under the direction of his domineering wife Sybil, played by Nicky Marsh.

However, it is really sensible chamber maid, Polly, played by Jeanette Tinkler, who keeps things in order, whilst the hapless Spanish waiter, Manuel, played by Chris Jarvis, gets under everyone’s feet.

And then there are the guests...but then, Basil could “run a perfectly good hotel if it wasn’t for the guests getting in the way!”

The show is being performed nightly at 7.30pm until Saturday, November 15, at the Community Education Centre in Station Road, March. Tickets cost £8 each (£7 concessions) and are available from The Pet Shop on Station Road or on the door.