Bishopstone & Hinton Parva amdram society presents:
Habeas Corpus a play by Alan Bennett

Where: Bishopstone Village Hall
When: Wednesday 28th November – Saturday 1st December
The Royal Oak remains the gossipy hub of the latest incarnation of the Bishopstone and Hinton Parva Amateur Dramatic Society, with various unlikely characters from Habeus Corpus pretending to be someone else as they quaff their Carling or their Peroni or their Arkells. The tiny Tom Green, about to embark on a Congolese adventure, puffing happily on fat cigars as he moves easily into the role of Sir Percy, president of the BMA; the luscious Lorna Turner as the permanently semi naked and expectant Felicity, brought up in Africa, makes an incongruous sight, but a truly great one; the entire cast is awaiting the first appearance of High Street and retail queen Liz Warrick as the redoubtable Lady Rumpers, whom it turns out had an illicit and rather blacked out affair with…. you will find out. Continue reading

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