| Having mastered the obligatory role of the third
shepherd in a nativity play, David's supposedly more mature debut in community
theatre was in Singapore in 1963 in The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter.
The Straits Times critic wrote, "there was no play and there were no actors".
Undaunted, he continued his best for the ideal after-show party in works
by Pinter, Wesker and Inge in Singapore.
Returning to the UK, he progressed to plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov,
Ibsen, Bolt, Feydeau, Austen, Milne, Bond, Williams, Johnson, Pinero,
Aristophanes and Lerner & Lowe in Maidenhead.
When the family moved to Australia he continued his mayhem in Castle
hill with productions by Pinter, Schaffer, Simpson, Cooney, Ibsen and
Williamson, culminating as one of the Twelve Angry Men a decade
or so ago.
This is his first appearance in Goulburn and wonders if his ultimate
party ambition lies here to enable him to hang up his tights with a modicum