Performing English language theatre in Geneva, Switzerland since 1933

The Geneva English Drama Society provides a diverse theatre programme with a wide variety of styles and periods. A typical season includes 3-4 full stage productions and 20 fortnightly staged playreadings, plus workshops and social events. The play readings normally attract 50-100 people, and provide onstage roles for both experienced and aspiring actors.


It Runs in the Family
by Ray Cooney

Directed by Diane Simmance
assisted by Pam Walsh

Théâtre de Terre Sainte, Coppet
10 - 14 November 2009

Dr. David Mortimore: Julian Finn
Dr. Hubert Bonney: John Tracey
Dr. Mike Connelly: Chuck Slovenski
Matron: Beverley Rousset
Sir Willoughby Drake: Martin Gatehouse
Jane Tate: Katie Klein
Rosemary Mortimore: Pamela Walsh
Leslie: Lodewijk Dekker
Sister: Laura Felici
Sergeant: Tim Goodyear
Bill: Ted Talbot
Mother: Mary Stuttard

Richard Walsh was to have directed this farce for GEDS in May of this year but sadly he passed away before he could realize his dream. GEDS performed this play as a tribute to Richard – a much admired and talented director and actor for GEDS and GAOS over many years.




22 November 2009

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