Waving

1988

On the Patio of a Spanish Beach Bar, a mother and daughter sit. The sea and day stretch before them, they watch and wait… Under a different umbrella two wives watch their husbands take their morning swim. The women are fifty. “Well Joan Collins is fifty… but then, that’s not the same sort of fifty…”. As they watch their men forging further and further out to sea – a seed grows, and its blossoming is dangerous.

  • Written by Carol Bunyan
  • Co-production Sheffield Crucible Theatre.

Cast

Vivienne Burgess
Mother
Pauline Jefferson
Enid
Pamela Lane
Joyce
Jane Lowe
Daughter

Production Team

Angela Langfield
Director
Claudia Mayer
Designer
Geoff Mersereau
Lighting Designer
Christine Thornhill
Production Manager
Janet Cantrill
Lighting Technician
Sandy Bailey
Administration
Rose Sharp
Administration
Jo Angell
Graphics

Places and dates

Crucible Theatre Studio, Sheffield
03/02/1988 - 14/02/1988
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
16/02/1988 - 20/02/1988
York Art Centre
26/02/1988 - 27/02/1988
Warwick Arts Centre
03/03/1988 - 05/03/1988
Hexagon Theatre, Reading
07/03/1988 - 08/03/1988
Northampton Arts Centre
11/03/1988 - 12/03/1988

‘Waving is a well crafted, multi-layered comedy which carries a lot of pain and anger underneath its surface gloss of belly laughter.’
Bolton Evening News Feb 1988

‘Touching and funny.’
Spare Rib May 1988

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A selection of reviews