Don’t Just Lie There, Say Something!

Having starred in this play with Hugh Paddick at Plymouth the previous year (qv), Tim Brooke-Taylor agreed to do it again only if Paddick also returned. (David Harrison, ‘Stage’: Bristol Evening Post, 12th July 1980, page 8.)

Cast & Crew


Barry Ovis MP
Gisele Parkyn
Inspector Ruff
Jean Fenton
Rt Hon Wilfred Potts MP
Sir William Mainwaring-Brown MP


Set Design
Company Manager


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Play description

Filmed under the same title in June 1973, with four members of the West End cast – Brian Rix, Joanna Lumley, Peter Bland and Myra Frances.


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