It Runs in the Family
Dr. David Mortimore, renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lecture of his life. A Directorship in the hospital is certainly within reach! When into his hospital sanctuary comes Jane Tate - ex-nurse and ex-girlfriend - with shocking news as to why she departed so hastily after their affair sixteen years and nine months ago. Not only is Dr. Mortimore the father of her daughter Leslie, but the tearaway teenager is now in reception baying to see her long lost father!
David can ill afford this distraction, especially as his wife Rosemary and his boss Professor Vera Drake are stalking the corridors of Sligo University Hospital. Trying to hold both his career and marriage together, there is only one solution for Dr. Mortimore – page faithful friend Dr. Hubert Bonney. With the help of Dr. Mike Connolly, what ensues is a dangerous web of expanding lies and manic cover-ups involving the hospital matron, a Garda sergeant, Dr. Bonney’s mother and absent minded patient, Bill Lesley. However, all ends happily – Leslie finds her father, Jane a husband and David gets his Directorship in the hospital!
IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY is farce at its finest, spinning deliriously out of control and tickling the funny bones in traditional Ray Cooney fashion. You mustn’t miss it!
All proceeds from Thursday night’s show are going to MS Therapy Centre Ballytivnan and Woodhaven Respite Centre, Strandhill Road.