The Business of Good Government

A Christmas Play by John Arden
directed by Alun Bond

The action of the play is centered in the town of Bethlehem in the land of Judea.



Angel Sue Scott
King Herod Martin Sadler
Secretary Tina Sharpington
Old Wise Man Douglas Ballard
Black Wise Woman Linda Reynolds
Young Wise Woman Diana Rivett
Attendants Catherine Scott, Robert Scott and Rachel Scott
Old Shepherd Phil Brown
Solid Shepherd Teresa Winter
Young Shepherd Gillian Knafler
Hostess at the Bethlehem Inn Joyce Simmonds
Joseph Phil Simmonds
Mary Jenny Greitchens
Midwife Anne Walshaw
Farm Girl Helen Harvey

music arranged and played by Dave Humpage


Stage Manager John Porada
Technicians Ron Colbourne and Chic Ross
Costumes, Stage funature, Lighting and Sound by the Company with thanks to Long Sutton Players



This performance was given with the financial assistance of Lincolnshire and Humberside Arts

Lindsey Rural Players thank the staff and students of De Aston School, Market Rasen for their assistance