Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7pm in The Market Theatre:

Blithe Spirit
An improbable farce by Noël Coward

LADS late autumn production will be Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward.  The play will be directed by Shirley Lewis and will be performed in The Market Theatre on 18th, 19th and 20th October 2018.


Charles Condomine, whose first wife Elvira has been dead for 7 years, has been reasonably happy with second wife Ruth.  But after he invites Madame Arcarti to conduct a seance at their home, Elvira returns from the dead.  Chaos ensues!!

Characters (5 female, 2 male):

  • Charles Condomine – A successful novelist, learning about the occult.  (M)
  • Madame Arcati – An eccentric medium hired by Charles for a séance.  (F)
  • Elvira Condomine – Charles’ late first wife, now a ghostly presence.  (F)
  • Ruth Condomine – Charles’ second wife. (F)
  • Dr. Bradman – Charles’ friend. (M)
  • Mrs. Bradman – The doctor’s wife.  (F)
  • Edith – Charles’ housemaid.  (F)

Age range (very approximately) 30 – 45 years.

Rehearsals (to be confirmed):  Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

For further details or to request a script, please contact Shirley Lewis (Director)  Tel: 01885-490669