COALS FOR THE PORTER’S CHAIR by Richard Peoples
This play explores the topical tensions and interplay between established entitlement and innocent ambition, presenting ‘books and learning’ as both the resented threat and the wondrous opportunity in this subtly evolving power play between age and youth.
William (Bill) Locke, a hall porter – Colin Simpson
Ned Smith, a young servant – James Malpas
Directed by Paul Malpas