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Wed 1 Apr 2009, 8:00pm
Thu 2 Apr 2009, 8:00pm
Fri 3 Apr 2009, 8:00pm
Sat 4 Apr 2009, 2:00pm
Sat 4 Apr 2009, 8:00pm

Where: Playhouse Theatre Inc, 15 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $20.00
  • Concession, Unwaged: $18.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Playhouse

Funny Money by Ray Cooney

This is a barrel, or rather, a briefcase full of laughs from the moment birthday boy Henry Perkins swaps half a cheese and chutney sandwich for three-quarters of a million pounds when he inadvertently picks up the wrong briefcase on the tube train. Not believing his luck and desperate to leg it to a new life in Barcelona, Henry and his wife find their departure thwarted at every turn by a bent cop, a cocky cabby, crime bosses, and a couple from Clapham. This brilliant farce by Ray Cooney opened in London's West End in 1995 and this production, proudly staged in Auckland's West end and directed by Playhouse Theatre's Sheryl Watson, features an exciting local cast. Lose your recession depression for a couple of hours of frantic fun with this fast
paced 'Fawlty-esque' piece of farce.

Season: March 25 to April 4.
Playhouse Theatre, 15 Glendale Rd, Glen Eden
No Monday or Tuesday performances.
2pm matinees on Saturdays & Sundays
Book now at ph 361 1000

Henry Perkins – John Dawson
Jean Perkins – Svargo
Vic Johnson – Brian Keegan
Betty Johnson – Vikki Heijboer
Detective Sergeant Davenport – Jon Richardson
Detective Sergeant Slater – Brian McKay
Bill – Peter Goodier
Passer-by (alias Mr Big) – Keaton Pronk

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