"Pools Paradise" by Philip King - November 1975


Produced by Clive Holland
assisted by Pauline Palmer

The Cast (in order of appearance)

Penelope Toop (Lionel's Wife)

Pauline Cooper

Ida (the maid)

Jan Bond

Rev. Lionel Toop (the Vicar)

Danny Hanlon

Miss Skillon

Didda Godson

Willie Briggs

John Holt

Rev. Arthur Humphrey

Hugh Robertson

The Bishop of Lax

Alan Hucknall



The action of the play takes place in the lounge of the Vicarage at the small village of Merton-cum-Middlewick. Time - the present

Act 1

A Saturday night in early December

Act 2

The following morning at 9.30 a.m.


Act 3

15 minutes later




The Production Team


Pam Thompson

Set Design

Members of the group

Sound & Light

Martin Day


James Spencer


Clive Holland 


Sarah Ayres


Jo Spencer


Anne Spencer

Ticket Sales 

Judy Pratt

Front of House

Kath Ready &


Members of the group