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Meet Vi. Always elegant. Always glamorous. Even at a funeral. Even at her This hilariously entertaining musical comedy, set in a declining health spa, is in-
own funeral! On the eve of their mother’s funeral, three sisters meet at their child- spired by today's obsession with celebrities and the paparazzi press. The spa's
hood home. Amidst the reminders of Vi’s unconventional and bohemian lifestyle, management, on the point of throwing in the towel as their staff resign, are thrown
Teresa, Mary and Catherine argue about their differing recollections of their child- into greater panic by a sudden booking from a top A-list celeb. Just when things
hood, whilst finding solace in shared memories. The men in their lives, despite can't get worse, they do - with the invasion by the entire population of a nearby Old
their best attempts at avoidance, also find themselves drawn into the conflict and Folk's Home, made temporarily homeless by an inept workman cutting off their wa-
even Vi is a very real presence ….. ter and electricity.
The solution? Hire the celeb-obsessed OAP's as extra 'staff'! Perfect...
This dark situation comedy focuses on the strains of family relationships and the The resultant farce, with the celebrities fuelled by sex and the OAP's by Ginsing
distortions of memory with the serious moments off-set by the total lack of deco- and Pro-Plus, with paparazzi, a jewel thief, a teenage runaway, a long-lost mother,
rum shown by all of the characters. and a jealous fiancé thrown in for good measure (are you following this!?), results

An amateur production by arrangement with Samuel French Limited
in subterfuge, creeping around, people rushing in and out of doors, semi-clad thes-
pians swapping towels...and lots of singing! Need we say more?
A delightful evening of fun!
Eltham Choral Society
Spring Concert
A mixed programme of music is
on the menu at Eltham Choral
How the
Society’s spring concert.
Other half Lives
Folk songs from by Hungarian
composer Matyas Seiber and short
There might be some embarrassed seat-shuffling between
pieces from Faure and Handel will
the laughs at New Eltham Community Players production
form the hors d’ouevres. The main
this month.
course will be a Requiem from
Maurice Duruflé
French composer Maurice Durufle.
1902 – 1986 French
Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘How The Other Half Loves’ is an ingenious, funny
composer, and
and brilliantly crafted masterpiece, which juggles time and space
An optional treat for afters will be a
to present the lives and loves, passion and panic of three married
buffet meal, an innovation for the
choral society, who will be guided
The Requiem, op. 9, by
in their performance by former
Maurice Duruflé was
It’s a play of love and laughter, meals and mayhem. Like all of
Ayckbourn’s comedies, it is about the precise interaction of sex and
musical director Nicholas Jenkins,
commissioned in 1947
and is written in memory
class in modern English society.
returning as guest conductor.
of the composer's father.
The work is for mixed choir
The action leads to a string of misunderstandings and farcical
The Spring concert and buffet will
with mezzo-soprano and
events with hilarious consequences in his best loved comedies, but
be at St Lukes Church, Westmount
baritone soloists. It exists
in three orchestrations:
be warned…it’s only funny because it tackles serious issues. Road, Saturdsay 20th March at 7.30
one for organ alone, one
pm.. Tickets, priced £10 with buffet
for organ with string
‘How the Other Half Loves’ by Alan Ayckbourn is at The Centre,
and £6 without are available from
orchestra, and one for
Footscray Road, New Eltham on Friday and Saturday March 12 and
Norman’s Music or 020 8850 3532.
organ and full orchestra..
13 at 8pm, tickets £6 from 01322 613128.
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