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Dangerous Corner

by J.B. Priestley



Company: Middle Ground Theatre Company

Venue: Various

Performance dates: 1999 to 2000

Synopsis: On an evening in 1932 Robert and Freda Caplan host a dinner party for their colleagues and friends, all executives at a transatlantic publishing company. Young, beautiful and successful they have the world at their feet. Then a cigarette box and an ill-considered remark spark off a relentless series of revelations and other, more dangerous secrets are painfully exposed. As the truth spills out about the suicide of Robert's clever, reckless brother, and the group's perfect lives begin to crumble, the cost of professional and social success becomes frighteningly plain.

Cast:

Curtain call for Dangerous Corner

Freda Caplan- Cathy Sabberton
Miss Mockeridge- Lynnette McMorrough
Betty Whitehouse- Sarah Hadland
Olwen Peel- Sarah Northgraves
Charles Stanton- LEWIS COLLINS
Gordon Whitehouse- George Beach
Robert Caplan- Michael Lunney




Reviews:
"Lewis Collins has matured into a fine stage actor with the presence to give the evening some welcome dramatic ballast" Unknown review, from Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

"There is some fine acting – Lewis Collins acquits himself well" Joe Sweeny, Unknown publication, 15th February, 2000