The Freaks: An Idyll of Suburbia

Arthur Wing Pinero (1855 - 1934)

When Mrs. Herrick's brother Charlie dies, he leaves his money in trust for members of the circus he used to own under the name of "Segantini's World Renowned Mammoth International Hippodrome and Museum of Living Marvels". When five of the Extraordinary Mortals of the circus show up to visit with the Ordinary Mortals at Mrs. Herrick's country house, there is a clash of cultures.... - Summary by ToddHW

Cast list:

Ordinary Mortals:
Mrs. Herrick, nee Smith (a widow): Linda Webster
Ronald (her son): Adrian Stephens
Sheila (her daughter): Matea Bracic
Lady Ball-Jennings (her sister): Sonia
Sir Norton Ball-Jennings (her brother-in-law): Alan Mapstone
Reverend Stephen Glyn (Vicar of St. Paul's, Mole Park)(her bachelor friend): Greg Giordano
Mr. Edward Waterfield, M.R.C.S (her bachelor friend): Jake Malizia
Collingridge (her parlourmaid): Sandra Schmit

Extraordinary Mortals (late of Segantini's World Renowned Mammoth International Hippodrome and Museum of Living Marvels):
Horatio Tilney: ToddHW
James Eddowes: Jim Locke
Thomas Quincy Pratt: Tomas Peter
Julie Maud Pratt: Jenn Broda
Rosa Balmano: Availle

Stage Directions: Mira Williams
Editing: ToddHW

Genre(s): Comedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Act 1 - Mrs. Herrick Gives A Tea-Party Group 01:12:22
Play 02 Act 2 - Sickness In The House, Part 1 Group 00:49:29
Play 03 Act 2 - Sickness In The House, Part 2 Group 00:51:51
Play 04 Act 3 - Convalescence Group 00:55:00