Callisto 5 (1990)

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Alan Ayckbourn

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

12 December 1990
12 December 1990
5 January 1991
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Round

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Alan Ayckbourn
Jackie Staines
Roger Glossop
John Pattison

Joanne Rolfe
Marina Kilby
Jane Tynan
Patricia Swales

Character
Jem
DAMARIS / Cass
IRIS / Keren
The Monster

Actor
Simon Cox
Nigel Anthony
Tam Hoskyns
Jeannie Swales (uncredited)

Notes

> This family play set in the future features a teenager being menaced by an unseen on stage alien. The creature is only ever seen briefly via television monitors and this pre-recorded material featured Press & Publicity Officer Jeannie Swales as the alien.
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Callisto 5 was later revised by Alan Ayckbourn to include Jem’s sister, Jodi. Although the plot remained essentially the same. The play retitled as Callisto#7 premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in 1999.

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