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As in J. M. Barrie’s The Admirable Crichton...

"Sometimes, it's the people who no-one imagines anything of, doing things no one can imagine."


         Everyone loves a wag... well almost everyone
                        
   A 3-Act dark comedy of beliefs in collision - set in
   a hilarious lab, with science in the back seat.
 
   A night of spats & feelings of doom as disparate
   Cambridge scientists report weak research results
   to US bosses. Will it end in tears?
 
   As personal hurts & motives emerge, self-defined
   Lennie quips weightier modern life issues... real vs
   unreal worlds; the pain of feeling powerless;
   comfort of intelligentsia vs. real world of just getting
   by and the geographic hoarding of power & wealth.
 
   Lennie's nemesis and fancy - sex-bomb Russian
   Lab Administrator Katrina, just can't take it - running
   interference with Lennie and the scientists.
 
                          How will the night end?
            Is lovable Lennie really their liberator?
 
               Is intellect all its cracked up to be?
      Will Lennie be fired or can he turn the tables
                      and make it with Katrina?
 
          Can survival render intelligentsia irrelevant?
          
     A big thank you to Director Kenn Michaels, The
     Reading Committee, Casting Department and six
     Actors @ Actors & Writer's London Studio.
 
     Also the expert audience of 70 professional
     directors, actors & writers who suggested many
     critical changes - now incorporated in the
     latest draft.
 


Scientists can be hilarious, boisterous, engaging, profound.  

Many thanks to...

                   DIRECTOR: Kenneth Michaels

                   CASTING: Robin Miller & Carolyn Pertwee
                   CAST (alphabetical):
                    
Gregory Cox (Daniel Pasha)
                   
 Victoria Kempton (Dr Fenella Crabtree)
                     Orsolya Nagy (Katrina)
                   
 Lewis Rae (Dr Kyle Macintyre)
                   
 Georgia Riley (Dr Victoria Pasha)
                   
 Harry Saks (Lennie Wragg)
 

   "Who'd set a comedy in a science lab only someone who's lived it & laughed."