Footlights cast take to their beds

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TO publicise their forthcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce at Lancaster’s Grand Theatre, there appears to have been some wife swapping going on.

Jan and David play husband and wife Delia and Ernest, who find themselves caught up in the complicated love lives of three other couples, during one seemingly endless night.

A spokesman for the Grand said: “Jan and Alec have recently celebrated their golden wedding, and have also shared a long partnership on stage – often appearing as a married couple.

When Footlights presented this production way back in 1985, it was Alec who played one of the husbands.

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