Nostalgia - Farcical comedy had bull’s horns

Farcical comedy On The Verge being rehearsed by Heckington Players in 1990. EMN-150413-102307001
Farcical comedy On The Verge being rehearsed by Heckington Players in 1990. EMN-150413-102307001

Farcical comedy was coming to Heckington this week in 1990 when the local drama group, Heckington Players, put on an ‘earthy and daring’ production called On The Verge.

Farcical comedy was coming to Heckington this week in 1990 when the local drama group, Heckington Players, put on an ‘earthy and daring’ production called On The Verge.

Set in the countryside, among other things a businessman took his secretary away for a dirty weekend, but she had other ideas.

One actress, Jo Marriott, said there was even a bull in it - or at least the horns.

They are seen here in the village hall in rehearsals.

Pictured, from left, are Simon Key, David Hill, Janet Palmer, Jo Marriott and James Pinchbeck.Simon Key’s part would be played by Andrew Key on the Saturday night performance.