Ladies’ Day

by Amanda Whittington

26th to 28th May 2022 | Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby

After a hiatus of two and a half years caused by the global pandemic we returned to the Broadbent Theatre for the first time since 2008 to stage the well loved comedy drama drama Ladies’ Day.

Covid-19 put paid to our first attempts to stage this play in both 2020 and 2021, so it was a great relief to everyone involved when we finally got the production onto the stage.

Su Toogood did an able job directing an excellent cast, who interpreted the story of four fish factory workers from Hull who go for a day at the races looking to make their fortunes. All four female cast members contributed to an excellent and often hilarious ensemble performance, while special mention must be made of David Hitchings, who demonstrated his versatility by taking on all four male roles.

Audience numbers were healthy – we attracted 210 paying customers over three nights – and the production made a healthy profit which was certainly good news for the company coffers!



Pearl Anita Quigley
Shelley Fraya Grove
Jan Kate Bartlett
Linda Nicole Doyle
Joe David Hitchings
Fred John Leighton
Jim David Hitchings
Patrick David Hitchings
Kevin John Leighton
Barry David Hitchings



Director Su Toogood
Stage Manager Elaine Howell
Stage crew Su Toogood, Carolyn Jones, Nick Dunnett
Sound and lighting Tegh Ahluwalia, Andrew Newton
Wardrobe Su Toogood and cast
Properties Su Toogood and cast
Programme / publicity Jez Ashberry