Happy Families (1991)

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National poster by supplied by BT

by John Godber

Directed by Pip Piacentino

Performances: Sun 12th – Sat 18th October 1991, Bell Theatre


John B Anderson receives the certificate

  • This was the first of the BT Biennial series of new plays especially written for the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain theatres. It was performed with simultaneous first nights in all participating theatres, giving it the world's largest ever first night audience.

This meant that our play dates for the new season (starting in September) were later in the month than usual.

Happy Families is set in a house, a street, a garden and by the seaside in England. Act One takes place during 1967 to 1972 and Act Two takes place during 1975 to 1978.

BT later presented us with a certificate commemorating our participation.




Some review quotes go here


Only 8 photos were taken pre run-through, as the photo night had been double-booked with another publicity event with prevented later access.

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