The price of accidental fame is hashed out in this comedy about a famous bank robber and the clerk who foiled his biggest heist. Ayckbourn’s 1988 play anticipates the popularity - and absurdity - of reality TV.
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:
Rosalind Ayres as Jill Rillington
Jane Carr as Trudy Parks
Kenneth Danziger as Douglas Beechey
Martin Jarvis as Vic Parks
Ian Oglivy as Kenny Collins
Yeardley Smith as Sharon Giffin
Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience in Santa Monica, CA in February, 1994.
Alan Ayckbourn was born in 1939 and has over sixty plays and productions to his name. Ayckbourn's recent play Things We Do For Love was produced in the West End in 1998 and House/Garden was produced at the Royal National Theatre in 2000.