All the characters except JO are ladies of a certain age, but could be aged
slightly up or down depending on the actors you have available.
LUPIN – Late forties/early fifties, Lupin is the hostess, gracious and
pleasant but able to deliver the odd jibe if necessary.
JANE – Similar age to Lupin, but with a sharper tongue, Lupin and Jane’s
daughters are often in competition for parts in the nativity but they
managed to stay friends. Jane does not suffer fools gladly, or indeed
LIZ – A slightly quieter member of the group, but manages to hold her own
against Jane and Lupin..
SUE – The gentler member of the group who often takes a little longer to
grasp the nuances of the conversation.
JO – Twenties or early thirties. Jo is a female plumber and very
MRS PATTERSON-SMYTHE – A similar age to Lupin and her friends or slightly
older. A woman with a large personality and plenty of confidence.
GRANNY – Lupin’s mother, who says very little but drinks a lot of sherry
which she has hidden in close reach of the chair she sits in. When she
does speak, she commands the room
‘REVENGE OF THE SPROUTS’ was first performed by Hartley Arts Group December
2018 with the following cast;
Lupin - Amanda Pennington
Jane: Antonia Demetriadi
Granny - Lesley Parish
Liz - Paola Burgess
Sue - Sue Molyneux
Jo the Plumber - Julie MacDonald
Mrs Patterson-Smythe - Pat Haigh
Directed by Lesley Nicholls.