In the long-since ‘grand’ ballroom of the local Swan Hotel, a most miscellaneous assemblage conduct the business of the Pendon Folk Festival… led by excitable chairman Ray… Unfortunately, for Ray, his calamitous committee quickly divides, as his wife Helen has a bone to pick… Add a Marxist schoolteacher, a military dog-breeder and an octogenarian secretary, and the table is set for one of comedy master Ayckbourn’s most hilarious plays – a tumultuous comedy by committee, not to be missed.
The star cast is led by TV and stage actor Robert Daws, who is most loved for his role as Dr. Gordon Ormerod in 'The Royal' alongside his time in other hit shows such as 'Poldark', 'Outside Edge' and 'Roger Roger'. Joining him is Deborah Grant best known for playing Wendy in 'Not Going Out' and Deborah Bergerac in 'Bergerac'.
Robert Duncan of 'Drop Dead Donkey' fame joins Elizabeth Power know for playing Christine Hewitt in 'EastEnders', and theatre veteren Mark Curry famous for his role as Kevin in 'Last of the Summer Wine'. Completing this star cast is Craig Gazey known for playing the eccentric Graeme Proctor is 'Coronation Street' and Gemma Oaten who played Rachel Breckle in 'Emmerdale'.