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Hobson's Choice

Hobson's Choice
by Harold Brighouse

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 A B O U T


Henry Hobson runs a successful bootmaker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford.

A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to rule the lives of his three unruly daughters and control their “uppishness”. When he decrees 'no marriages' to avoid the expensive matter of settlements, eldest daughter Maggie rebels and sets her sights on Will Mossop, Hobson's star bootmaker. Behind the boots and clogs are individuals who must also be determined and strong in a society that gives them little credence. Keeping the humour it also shows without fantasy the life of the Salford folk and the social connections and customs that gave their life order, until they were challenged and eventually changed.


 W H E R E   &   W H E N   &   H O W   M U C H

at the Welsh Church Hall

£7 adults
£4 concessions

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Thu 30 October 2008, 8pm
Fri 31 October 2008, 8pm
Sat 1 November 2008, 3 and 8pm

C A S T

Alice Hobson

Angela Peachy

Maggie Hobson

Anthea Martin

Vickey Hobson

Kerry Marmion

Albert Prosser

Daniel Usztan

Henry Horatio Hobson

Oliver Clement

Mrs Hepworth

Cathy Love

Timothy Wadlow (Tubby)

Gary Adams

William Mossop

Julian Farrance

Jim Heeler

Phil Braithwaite

Ada Figgins

Jackie Braithwaite

Fred Beenstock

Dominic Webb

Dr MacFarlane

Roger Woodhouse

 P R O D U C T I O N   T E A M

Director

Hilary Benson

Producer

Emerson Povey

Lighting

Robert Bettelheim

Sound

Victoria Bettelheim

Props

Daniel Usztan

Stage Manager

Sarah Fox

Assistant Stage Manager

Emerson Povey

Costume

Toby Boon

Set Construction

Robert Bettelheim, Stephen Cahill-Hayes

Front of House Manager

Lesley Winterflood

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