Winners of the British All Winners,

Glasgow International

& Isle of Man Drama Festivals

Cytringan Players



Written by Alan Ayckbourne     Directed by John Cartwright


Castle Studio, Wellingborough

14 - 17 March, 2012

The Cast:


Dan - David Mander


Nicola - Becky Mineards


Stewart - John Little


Imogen - Sarah Stringer


Ambrose - Peter Laughton


Charlotte - Sophie Robinson


Arthur - Vince Perry

The structure of Private Fears In Public Places with its 54 scenes, multiple locations and characters crossing is one of the more complex found in an Ayckbourn play.

Dan: Engaged to Nicola; frequents hotel where Ambrose works; dates Imogen

Nicola: Engaged to Dan; client of Stewart

Stewart: Brother of Imogen; works with Charlotte; Nicola’s estate agent

Imogen: Sister of Stewart; dates Dan

Ambrose: Barman at the hotel Dan frequents; son of Arthur; employs Charlotte to care for Arthur

Charlotte: Works with Stewart; employed by Ambrose as a temporary carer for Arthur

Arthur (off-stage voice): Ambrose’s bed-bound father