Love and Mistletoe: festive Innaloo production offers laughs for a good cause


Sally Boteler, Peter Neaves and Janet Brandwood during rehearsals.
Sally Boteler, Peter Neaves and Janet Brandwood during rehearsals.

A CHRISTMAS production in Innaloo aims to bring laughs while raising funds for a good cause.

Stirling Players is performing Love and Mistletoe by UK playwright Raymond Hopkins, who donates royalties to multiple sclerosis (MS) research.

Director Carole Wilson said the comedy followed Sue and Tom Millard, who invite Sue’s father to spend Christmas with them, along with three women as potential partners.

The Millard’s have their own marital problems and an old friend arriving following her marriage breakdown adds to the mayhem.

“There are plenty of twists and turns,” she said.

“The intrigues and misunderstandings all add up to a hilarious evening’s entertainment.”

Cast member Peter Neaves said the play had special meaning for him as his aunt died from MS.

“I saw firsthand how debilitating the disease can be,” he said.

“I am delighted that this production is helping to fund research for a cure.”

Hopkins extended thanks to Stirling Players for choosing his play.

“Through their efforts, the day when a cure for multiple sclerosis is found, moves ever closer,” he said.

Love and Mistletoe shows on November 24 to 26, and 30 and December 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 at Stirling Theatre in Innaloo.

Book at www.trybooking.com/RNTC.

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