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New Production of Classic Farce in Cambridge

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Paris, 1962. Bernard, a successful architect, has a very complicated love life.

His three fiancées, Gloria, Gabriella and Gretchen, work for different airlines with different timetables. With the help of his maid, long-suffering Bertha, Bernard has somehow managed to keep all three women blissfully unaware of the others’ existence.

However, the arrival of an old friend from the provinces and the launch of a new super-fast jet, propel Bernard’s carefully constructed plans into comic chaos.

Marc Camoletti’s (Duos sur canape) award-winning play has delighted audiences worldwide for over fifty years. Translated to English by Beverley Cross, the play ran for seven years in the West End and transferred to Broadway during the 1960s and had a West End and Broadway revival between 2007 – 2009, featuring numerous stars in its cast, including Patricia Hodge, Sir Mark Rylance and Frances de la Tour. The play was listed as the most performed French play in the world in the 1991 Guinness Book of Records.

London Classic Theatre (Absurd Person Singular) are committed to producing challenging accessible drama of the highest quality. Originally founded in 1993, the company have performed to over six hundred thousand people at more than two hundred and fifty theatre and arts centres around the UK and Ireland. The company was founded by Artistic Director Michael Cabot, who has directed all forty-four productions since 2000.

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