Life & Beth (2008)

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Alan Ayckbourn

Stephen Joseph Theatre
The Round

17 July 2008
22 July 2008
30 August 2008
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Alan Ayckbourn
Pip Leckenby
Kath Geraghty
John Pattison

Andy Hall
Lisa Mellor
Emma Hanson

Character
Beth
Gordon
Martin
Ella
Connie
David

Actor
Liza Goddard
Adrian McLoughlin
Richard Stacey
Ruth Gibson
Susie Blake
Ian Hogg

Notes

> Life & Beth was presented during the summer season alongside Alan Ayckbourn's Haunting Julia and Snake In The Grass. They were advertised as being part of the Things That Go Bump season by the Stephen Joseph Theatre. Some websites erroneously have said the three plays form the Things That Go Bump trilogy. This is not accurate (and the result of very poor research). The three plays are thematically linked but Alan Ayckbourn does not consider them a trilogy and has never himself referred to them as the Things That Go Bump trilogy.
> 2008 marked Alan Ayckbourn's final full year as the Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. As a result, the summer and winter season's plays were dedicated to his work.
> The character of Ella in
Life & Beth is unusual as she is completely silent.

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