Madam Tic-Tac

Autumn 1976


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Madam Tic-Tac - by Falkland L. Cary and Philip Weathers
Performed -  Autumn 1976 at Blackfriars Theatre

Synopsis
Madam Tic-Tac, although deaf and blind, runs a coffee bar in the Edgware Road. It is a front for the gang of criminals that she is the boss of. Her young son Luke does not know about this side of her life. A night watchman is murdered during a raid by some of her men and for one this is too much and he decides to give himself up and tell the police about the Tic-Tac gang. The gang member who killed the watchman takes steps to silence the would be informer and to implicate Luke in the murder. Madame Tic-Tac now has to try and save her son.

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Cast
Actors names on right:

Beth - Linda Morris
Hobby - Arthur Doughty
Rudge - Brian Brinded
Marguerite - Amanda Milsom
Luke - Kevin Marriott
Mrs Parsons - Ann Cartwright
Madame Tic-Tac - Betty Lovell
Chloe - Corrine Ransom
Detective-Sergeant Harris - Richard Barrett
Clem - Bob Bloodsworth
Kate - Beatrice Bird

Production Team

Producer - Joy Hensman
Stage Manager - Stephen Grist
Set Design - John Cammack
Set Construction - Jeff Ashberry, Kevin Bird, David Chambers, Alistair Coates, Stephen Ellis, Martin Fairfield, Leigh Lovell, Nico Lovell, Ann Smith, Harold White
Costume - Blackfriars Theatre Wardrobe
Properties - Helen Harvey & Mary Grist
Lighting - John Binks
Sound - Ann Smith
Prompt - Dorothy Quincey
Publicity - Dorothy Quincey & Kevin Marriott
Front of House - Sydney Smith