A Cream Cracker Under the Settee
Stephanie Cole stars as 75 year-old widow Doris, obsessive about tidiness and maintaining her independence. Prostrate on the floor after a fall, she spies a cream cracker under the settee, which she determines to use as evidence against her incompetent home help. The original production was nominated for three BAFTA awards.
A Chip in the Sugar
Karl Theobold plays Graham Whittaker, a devoted son whose life begins to unravel when he discovers his ageing mother has taken up with an old flame.
A Lady of Letters
Siobhan Redmond stars as the acerbic Miss Ruddock watches the world from behind her curtains and constantly dashes off letters expressing her ill-informed opinions, one of which pushes her to the brink with unexpected but liberating consequences.
Stephanie Cole is one of the UK's best-loved actresses, the winner of the Best TV Actress at the 1992 British Comedy Awards for Waiting For God and the Best Comedy Performance at the 2012 British Soap Awards forCoronation Street. She starred in the first series of Talking Heads in 1988. Recent credits include Doc Martinand Still Open All Hours. Her numerous stage roles include A Passionate Woman and The Rivals. Siobhan Redmond is a hugely accomplished actress with numerous TV and theatre credits including seasons with the Globe and RSC. Karl Theobold is an actor and comedian best known for his role as Dr Martin Dear in Green Wing.