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The Norman Conquests: Tables Manner ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: Alan Ayckbourn
Director: Ted Dykstra


The Michael Young Theatre


February 10th, 2014 – March 4th, 2014


As seen from the dining room, a secretive dirty weekend away for the affable librarian Norman turns into a series of misunderstandings, trysts, and hilarious revelations when his wife unexpectedly arrives, asking questions. A comic feast where chairs and food are scarce, but laughs are served aplenty. (


Derek Boyes Reg
Fiona Reid Sarah, his wife
Sarah Mennell Ruth, Reg's sister
Albert Schultz Norman, her husband
Laura Condlln Annie, Reg and Ruth's younger sister
Oliver Dennis Tom

Creative Team

Alan Ayckbourn Playwright
Ted Dykstra Director
Ken MacKenzie Set Designer
Patrick Clark Costume Designer
Louise Guinand Lighting Designer
Creighton Doane Sound Designer
Creighton Doane Composer
Simon Fon Fight Director


Robert Harding Stage Manager
Laurie Merredew Assistant Stage Manager
Lucie Ryan Donnelly Apprentice Stage Manager
Diane Pitblado Dialect Coach
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach


Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Erika Connor Lead Wardrobe Coordinator
Geoff Hughes Cutter
Barbara Nowakowski First Hand
Emma Zulkoskey Dresser
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Lisa Summers Scenic Painter
Greg Poulin Production Manager
Mike Ledermueller Technical Director
Andrew Hillman Associate Technical Director
Andrew Leeke Associate Technical Director
Kaileigh Krysztofiak Assistant Technical Director
Sarah Elizabeth Noyes Head of Wardrobe
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Duncan Johnstone Head Scenic Artist
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter