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It's Her Turn Now - The Mill at Sonning

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Based on the original play OUT OF ORDER by Ray Cooney

OUT OF ORDER is Ray Cooney’s classic farce about MPs behaving badly. Here it has been turned on its head and adapted so that it is female MPs behaving badly.

When Rebecca Willey MP, a government Junior Minister, plans to spend the evening with John Worthington, special advisor to the opposition, they check into a hotel for their naughty affair. Except things start to go disastrously wrong!

A conniving waiter, a suspicious hotel manager, an alert private detective, an angry wife, a furious husband, a bungling secretary, an unconscious nurse, and  – let’s not forget – a dead body, all put Mrs Willey’s career in serious jeopardy.

Sally Hughes says: “I was invited to the read through of this play as we were coming out of lockdown. It was a late summer’s afternoon in Ray Cooney’s garden with a few invited producers and a wonderful cast. We all knew and loved the original version of the play OUT OF ORDER and didn’t know what to expect. Well it was a riot. We laughed until tears ran down our faces.”

This classic farce is absolutely jam-packed with all the hilarious ingredients for a wonderful evening’s entertainment.


By Ray Cooney

Adaptation by Michael Barfoot



Restaurant open and serving lunch from 12.15pm – 2pm
Performance starts 2.15pm
Restaurant open and serving dinner from 6.15pm – 8pm
Performance starts 8.15pm


4 for 3 tickets on any weekday evening performance

Offer expires on 31 March 2023

The Mill at Sonning

Honoured and humbled The Mill at Sonning are naming their auditorium The Ray Cooney Auditorium when in September at a Gala Performance of 'Two Into One".

Such a great joy seeing Ray Cooney plays performed there over the last 38 years. 

Long may it continue .

Love and thanks to Sally Hughes and all at the Mill.

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