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The Phoenix Players presents

Laying the Ghost by Simon Williams.

Directed by Sally Lovejoy.

Wednesday 29th April to Saturday 2nd May 2020 at 7.30pm.

Margot Buchanan is a witty ex-actress in a retirement home. She is visited by a young actress who is having an affair with Leo, Margot's ex-husband - and by Leo's current wife Judy.
Leo arrives but suffers a fatal heart attack thus the scene is set for chaotic hilarity as Leo's ghost appears, anxious to sort out matters between his three women while visible only to Margot's psychic friend Freda...

Cast:   Backstage Crew:  
Freda Deacon Marlene Poole Stage Manager Steve Keogh
Mrs Kidd Deborah Watkins Prompt Emma hartup
Margot Buchanan Sandra Gilbert Props Margaret Price
Sadie Croft Abi Perkins Sound Martin Lawrence
Sir Leo Buchanan Nic Gratton    
Lady Judy Buchanan Sue Marett    
Superman Joey Stevens    
Orderlies Steve Keogh & Joey Stevens    


Wednesday 29th April to Saturday 2nd May 2020 at 7.30pm.

The Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon. SN1 4BJ.

Important: See Tickets below

Ticket Prices: £ 12.00 or £ 10.00 for concessions.          Group Bookings: 1 ticket FREE for every 10 tickets booked.

Please choose from the options below:

1) To book tickets please call Pauline on 07517 698083 or email

2) In case of any difficulty in booking tickets please phone 01793 812920

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If you would like to join the Phoenix Players please feel free to contact our Secretary, Marlene Poole, by email at