The Curious Savage Programme Cover

by John Patrick

Directed by Clifford Spencer


CAST

The Guests

The Family

The Staff

The action takes place in the living room of The Cloisters in Massachussets. The author tries to contrast the behaviour of the inmates of The Cloisters with the supposed sanity of the family and the general
public in the outside world.

"And laugh at any mortal thing, 'tis that I may not weep"
Lord Byron

ACT I

Scene 1: At Night
Scene 2: The Next Morning

ACT II

Scene 1: The Same night, after Dinner
Scene 2: A few nights later

ACT III

A few minutes later

PRODUCTION TEAM

Set Design - Martin Chadwick
Set Construction - The Garrick Team
Stage Manager - Andrew Bean
Prompt - Sarah Harris
Lighting - James Leadbitter
Sound - James Leadbitter
Properties - Anne Cottam
Costume - Barbara Coulthurst
House Manager - Clifford Spencer
Photography & Display - Mark Storton
Programme - Norman Cope

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Christine Sparks &John Hesketh for the loan of the violin, and for tutoring Hannibal.