Out of Order

 

This sequel to TWO INTO ONE finds Richard Willey in the Westminster hotel once again. It’s a different young lady this time but a far worse problem arises – in the shape of a dead body stuck in the window of their suite. As Richard shouldn’t be with the young lady in the first place he can’t report the body to either the hotel management or the police so (foolish fellow) he, once more, enlists the aid of George Pigden. Richard’s wife, the wily waiter and the suspicious hotel manager from TWO INTO ONE are again on hand to add to the mayhem which includes a private detective (where did he come from?) and George’s mother’s nurse (where did she come from?)

OUT OF ORDER won London’s Lawrence Olivier Award for “Comedy of the Year” and went on to be another world-wide hit.

 

CAST 6 men 4 women

ONE SET

 

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First performed at the Thorndike, Leatherhead on the 8th May 1990 with the following cast;

 

The Manager - John Pennington

Richard Willey MP - Bruce Montague

The Waiter - Robert Fyfe

The Maid - Sally Kinghorn

Jane Worthington - Judy Buxton

A Body - David Warwick

George Pigden - Ray Cooney

Ronnie Worthington - Michael Fenner

Pamela Willey - Wanda Ventham

 

Directed By - Ray Cooney

Subsequently produced at the Shaftsbury Theatre, London on the 28th September 1990 with the following cast;

 

Richard Willey - Donald Sinden

The Manager - Dennis Ramsden

The Waiter - Brian Murphy

Jane Worthington - Sandra Dickinson

A Body - David Warwick

George Pigden - Michael Williams

The Maid - Pamela Cundell

Ronnie Worthington - Michael Fenner

Pamela Willey - Wanda Ventham

Gladys - Jacqueline Clarks

 

Directed By - Ray Cooney

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