Curtain rises on dark comedy

The curtain on the dark comedy Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell goes up tonight at the Prospect Playhouse.

The cast

From left, Rick Glass, Caroline Neale, Alan Hall as Jeffrey Bernard, Valerie Cottier and Paul de Freitas.
Photo: Joanna Lewis

Performed by the Cayman Drama Society the play is based on the life and writings of real-life columnist and fervent alcoholic Jeffrey Bernard.

Locked in his favourite pub, The Coach & Horses in Soho, London, he narrates a story filled with hilarious anecdotes and stylish self-destruction through a series of flashbacks which bring to life numerous characters – played by four supporting cast members – which have populated his world.

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7.30pm. Tickets cost $15. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed in the theatre. Call the box-office on 949-5054 or visit www.caymandrama.org.ky. The play runs until 3 June.

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