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Move Over, Mrs. Markham

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Move Over, Mrs. Markham

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Until now, I've never thought much about my underpants.

My name is Erik Harrison, and I play Alistair Spenlow in Move Over, Mrs. Markham. I'm also a bit of a loudmouth - that may be why the producers asked me to write about the experience of putting the show together.

The last few weeks before a show opens are a mad dash. Early weeks are actors miming imaginary telephones and directors saying "Okay, try it again, only funny". The show is, at best, theoretical. Then it becomes terrifyingly actual. Props are coming in thick and fast, costumers start forcing clothes on you like your mom on a school morning, people in overalls with loud machines start building things and suddenly you want to say "Wait, no stop! I didn't know this was going to get so bloody serious!" Lots of people have put lots of time into sewing and painting and chopping and finding and designing and you're the diva actor who can't be buggered to remember his lines.

You've got …

Move Over, Mrs. Markham

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Move Over, Mrs. Markham written by Ray Cooney and John Chapman
June 4 - 25, 2011
LTA’s offers another outrageously funny bedroom farce this season! Move Over, Mrs. Markham electrified London and New York, with audiences gasping for breath during non-stop laughs! The Markham’s fifteen-year marriage seems just about undone, along with everything and everybody else in this wild and crazy free-for-all. Come join us for an evening full of laughs and riotous entertainment filled with mistaken identities, titillating liaisons, risqué remarks, and double entendres.
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Photography: Shane Canfield

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Photography: Shane Canfield

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