Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off is the fast-paced story of a mismatched theatre group attempting to put on the farce Nothing On. Unfortunately, many problems stand in their way, including sardines, fracturing relationships, missing contact lenses, sabotage, disappearing actors, and more sardines. As things start to unravel from all sides, the cast and crew are left with one despairing question: Will the show go on?
Lighting! You just wouldn’t believe how the dimmers worked. The dimmers in those days were large glass jars full of saline solution and they had metal plates… Evie Atkinson used to work them on strings. And they used to raise these out of the jars and the lights would dim.
With the TOSCARS coming up soon we are looking for some members to get up and perform a little skit, recite a poem, anything you like. If you are interested let us know ASAP and we will get in touch.
A good prompt will always know… usually you can tell by their eyes, because if someone really needs a prompt, the eyes go absolutely glazed and you can tell the stress…
If you prompt when they don’t want it – you are wrong. If you don’t prompt when they do want it – you are wrong. And if you do the job perfectly no one takes any notice of you and no one knows you are there, at all.