10 - 19 January 1974 (Including Two Saturday Matinees)
John Crocker, lyrics by Eric Gilder
A beautiful young girl escapes from her wicked step-mother and ugly step-sisters with help from her fairy godmother, and falls in love with a handsome Prince.
18 - 23 February 1974
Waiting In The Wings
Former star stage actresses live out their declining years in a less-than-lavish retirement home aptly named "The Wings".
25 - 30 March 1974
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A rich sea captain pretends to be a penniless ensign, because his lady love is determined to marry a man who despises wealth.
(Previously produced in 1954 and 1928)
6 - 11 May 1974
Everybody Loves Opal
Three petty crooks hide in a middle-aged woman's ramshackle house, and hatch a get-rich-quick scheme involving insurance and murder.
10 - 15 June 1974
William Somerset Maugham
An Irish widow is wooed by a young marquis, and resents the attempts by others to make her give him up, preferring to refuse him in her own way.
15 - 20 July 1974
Wait Until Dark
A blind woman is terrorised in her home by a con-man, who is looking for a drug-filled doll given to her unwitting husband at the airport.
2 - 7 September 1974
Two Dozen Red Roses
A man sends roses to a countess as a joke, but when his bored wife receives them by mistake, she is convinced she has a secret admirer.
Adapted from an original work by Aldo de Benedetti.
7 - 12 October 1974
Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall
A family makes preparations for a wedding, and then, six months later, sets about making the arrangements for a funeral.
(Previously produced in 1963)
11 - 16 November 1974
The Holly And The Ivy
An English clergyman and his family are reunited at Christmas-time, but a tragic secret threatens to tear their happiness apart.
16 - 21 December 1974
Two 1890's Oxford students need a chaperone to escort their girlfriends to a ball, so they persuade a fellow student to masquerade as an aunt from Brazil.