22 - 31 January 1976 (Including Two Saturday Matinees)
Red Riding Hood
John Crocker, lyrics by Eric Gilder
A fun-loving girl, a shy prince, a forgetful dame, a villainous squire and his two foolish sons, a fairy, a hungry wolf, and a haunted house...
1 - 6 March 1976
The Secretary Bird
William Douglas Home
On hearing his wife is having an affair, a man tries to save his marriage by inviting home both his rival and his own attractive young secretary.
5 - 10 April 1976
Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras
Rene de Obaldia
In early 19th Century Kentucky, a pioneer family finds itself surrounded by massed Red Indian tribe warriors.
Translated by Joseph Foster from the play "Du Vent Dans Les Branches De Sassafras".
10 - 15 May 1976
The Sound Of Murder
The wife of a children's book author plots to kill him, but her accidentally-taped conversation with her lover is found by the author's secretary.
14 - 19 June 1976
Three separate comedies of love and romance, all of which take place in the same room of the Plaza Hotel in New York city.
A linked-set of three one-act plays.
19 - 24 July 1976
The British Royal household of 1936 is rocked by the scandal of King Edward VIII's romance with American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
6 - 11 September 1976
There's A Girl In My Soup
A womanising TV chef meets a girl half his age, who is available but not interested in romance, and begins to genuinely care for her.
4 - 9 October 1976
Affairs Of State
In 1952 Washington DC, a senator agrees to an arranged marriage to further his career, unaware that he is actually the victim of an elaborate revenge by his lover's husband.
8 - 13 November 1976
The Joy Ride
An 11th Century lord's wife agrees to ride naked through Coventry in return for lower taxes for the people, but fear begins to get the better of her.
13 - 18 December 1976
An unhappily married 80 year-old man is visited by several younger versions of himself, and tries to stop them making the mistakes he made.