17 - 19 May 2018

Hobson's Choice

by Harold Brighouse

Directed by Andy Fisher

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The synopsis of the play is...

In 1880's Salford, prosperous bootmaker Henry Hobson is left a widower with three uppity daughters, two of whom already have beaus they would like to marry, but cannot until they have a dowry, which Henry is too mean to stump up for, and also not until the eldest daughter, Maggie, who is a practical no nonsense woman, who wears the trousers, is promised in marriage. Maggie defies Hobsons wishes and a battle of wits ensues where he stands to lose his customers, his girls and his pride. Ultimately it is Hobson's choice.


Props needed ...


   Lace-up / button boots

Please contact Helen

 Henry Hobson -
William Mossop -

Maggie Hobson -
Vicky Hobson  -
Alice Hobson -
Ada Figgins -
Mrs Hepworth -
Tubby Wadlow -
Jim Heeler -
Albert Prosser -
Dr. MacFarlane -
Freddy Beenstock -







Front of House


Mike Schofield

Nick Pearce

Sarah McMahon

Dee Mason

Natasha Forgham

Michelle Lucas

Pat Stimson

Godfrey Laundy

Ray Bulmer

John Blackwood

Richard Stanway

Stewart White



Helen Briggs

Bob Allen

Margaret Bulmer

  Val Laundy

Bob Allen





First rehearsal...