What’s more fun than a comically flawless story about tragically flawed people? Nothing.

A clumsy brunette bombshell; an addled actress as the dotty housekeeper; an alcoholic septuagenarian in the role of a burglar. It was never going to be easy staging a bedroom farce with a mediocre cast, but pompous director Lloyd Dallas is having a crack.

You’ll cry with laughter and cringe with delight as you witness this company fray and fall apart. Onstage, it’s a whirl of slamming doors, missed cues, dropped lines and dropped trousers; backstage, it’s an even more confused and chaotic maelstrom of love triangles and trampled egos, and there’s no one without an axe to grind (or swing).

Playwright Michael Frayn’s classic meta-farce has been running all over the world since its 1982 premiere. Now, Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director Sam Strong masterfully marshals an ensemble of the country’s top comics for a wickedly funny night.

“Pure comedy gold.”  The Guardian
“...a richly detailed tapestry of catastrophe.” Time Out London

Director Sam Strong
Associate Director/Dialect Coach Leith McPherson
Designer Richard Roberts
Lighting Designer Ben Hughes
Cast includes Simon Burke, Ray Chong Nee, Libby Munro, Hugh Parker, Louise Siversen and Nicki Wendt.


    Adult themes, coarse language and theatrical haze

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