ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Written by Joseph Kesselring

Directed by Alan Gray

Ian McKellen in the role of Mortimer Brewster

Arts Theatre, Ipswich, Suffolk

12 March 1963 - 23 March 1963

 

Words from Ian McKellen

The American comedy thriller classic whose references to Teddy Roosevelt etc baffled Ipswich audiences (and actors).

Comments and Reviews

"On the side of sanity, Ian McKellen and Roberta Maxwell put in a nice touch of romance" Review, 12 March 1963

 

Banner photo: Backstage party: Surrounding a local fan holding a cake, clockwise from lower left: Ian McKellen, Doreen Andrews, Stephen MacDonald, Roger Hammond, Josie Kidd, Roberta Maxwell, Gawn Grainger, Brendan Barry

 

Full Cast List

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