Cast & Crew
Writer & Director: Jack Maidment
Assistant Director: Abbie Jones
Producer: Jess Turton
Stage Manager: Luke Morgan
Assistant Producer & Stage Manager: Beth Adams
Charlie Hammond: Greg Walker
Susan Hammond: Sophie Goodman
Peter Fawkes: Peter Collins-Hunt
Pepper Smith: Imogen Gray
Miles Caldwell: Josh Utting
Jennifer Beckett: Jeni Meadows
The Dark Thoughts: Rob Dalton
After losing his wife to cancer, comedian Charlie Hammond must try to move on with his life. Between regular shows at the Laugh Riot Comedy Club and a potential film venture with Fox UK, Charlie almost seems to have everything set up for himself.
But he doesn't. His agent Peter seems slightly more interested in money than quality, and Charlie's adoring fan Pepper seems to be gradually stealing his limelight. Jennifer Beckett, VP for Fox UK, is pressuring Charlie more and more to get the film project off the ground, and then there's Miles Caldwell, chief theatre critic for The Guardian who seems to hate Charlie no matter what he does. In fact, there's only one person who hates Charlie more than Miles.
And that is Charlie himself.
And without Susan around to keep him grounded, Charlie seems stuck in a downward spiral with no way of getting out...
The Cast and Crew of callback created a fundraising event in collaboration with LUCI (Lancaster University Comedy Institute) and Lancaster Arts Bar! to raise money for two amazing Charities: Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and Dorothy House Hospice Care. All money raised at the event and proceeds from the shows (Including Programmes, Tickets and Donations) were split equally and used, totalling a grand amount of £1121.51!
LANCASTER UNIVERSITY THEATRE GROUP
LUTG is one of the biggest and most active societies on campus. It’s our dedication to stage at least three shows every term – all directed, produced, managed and performed by students, giving you the opportunity to see your favourite shows brought to life. Whether you’re an actor, singer, producer, director, writer, stage manager – LUTG has something for you!
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