Delicatessen (1984)

Mile End Road
5 Jun - 30 Jun 1984
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  • by Francois Tilly
  • Adapted by Derek Goldby
  • Adapted by David Hemblen

A single day in a spotlessly clean kitchen behind a family delicatessen.

The British premiere of a play first seen in Paris in 1980 and subsequently in Brussels and Toronto. On each occasion is played to a controversial reception and capacity houses.

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Cast List

  • John Joyce Father
  • Gillian Barge Mother
  • Rob Dixon Son
  • Lala Lloyd Agnes
  • Simon Adams Jimmy

Creative Team

  • Derek Goldby Director
  • Peter Hartwell Designer
  • Andy Phillips Lighting Designer
  • Colin Brown Sound
  • Sue Darke Stage Manager

Regular audience member in the 1980s, Jacci Todd remembers the pickets being outside the theatre when Delicatessen was on. Interviewed by Toni Tsaera.

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