Fish & Chips with added comedy spice from Marde Hen in Belper

Jane Wilson and Mik Horvath star in Fish & Chips. Picture: Jenny Gavin-Wear
Jane Wilson and Mik Horvath star in Fish & Chips. Picture: Jenny Gavin-Wear

Marde Hen will be serving up a hot portion of comedy at Strutts Centre in Belper next week with their brand new production, Fish & Chips.

Responsible for laughs with a pot of dramatic battered bits are Jean and Norman Bakewell, owners of The CodFather chip shop.

While one works hard to keep the business afloat, the other dreams of escape – perhaps to the south of France even?

Amongst the daily banter and monotony between the two there lies great sadness and pain, of regret and feelings of living somebody else’s life, with an absence which must be addressed with the arrival of Grayson – Norman’s brother and an old flame of Jean’s.

So with the discovery of an old love letter and a diary detailing a specific event in the play,the reality of their lives is revealed.

But is it too late to go back?

The cast includes Mik Horvath as Norman, Jane Wilton as Jean, Paul Davies as Grayson, Vanessa McAuley as Sally, Pip Price as Kenneth and Jeannie Jordan as Donna.

Fish & Chips is on at the Strutts Centre from Thursday, February 18 to Saturday, February 20 at 7.30pm each night, plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.

Tickets are £10 on 07875648562 or 07886017913, for details, visit www.mardehenproductions.co.uk