In a seedy bed and breakfast near the centre of Birmingham suffering delusions of grandeur, there’s a story in every room, with antics after dark and awkward conversations over the breakfast table.
‘Sabi & Nippi’ by Khush Chahal
Mr Sethi is coming to terms with his dysfunctional family, a bad back, and wondering whether marriage is still the ideal solution to life. Mrs Sethi is wishing he would take his pills, go to sleep to give her some peace, and wondering whether his bad back is the real problem in their life.
Sabi played by Nadia Kemp-Sayfi
Nippi played by Rupi Lal
‘Family Ties’ by Alex Townley
Never the most heroic uncle, Jack is attempting to transport his teenage niece to a better life, with a short stop-over at the Royal Hagley.
Jack played by Alan Wales
Jasmine played by Natasha Cottran
‘Lenny Henry’ by Amy Dollery
Ellie and Meg have been told they’re brave. Now they’re out to prove it by leaving their new foster mum to go and rescue the family dog.
Ellie played by Rose Pardo-Roques
Meg played by Nadia Kemp-Sayfi
‘Room Service’ by Louise Marshall
Mr Robinson is about to try and get some sleep after a busy day, when he finally gets a visit from the room service he’d given up on.
Mr Robinson played by Tom Williams
Tomek played by Hadley Brown
‘The Brummie Bat’ by Rupi Lal
Deepak is on the verge of proposing to his long-term girlfriend Neeru, but first he has to find out what she thinks of his secret identity.
Deepak played by Rupi Lal
Neeru played by Nadia Kemp-Sayfi
‘Pootchie’ by Emma Davis
Celia has been a guest at the Royal Hagley for just two days, but the staff are already tired of her difficult and demanding behaviour. Now her darling Pootchie is missing, and she wants Ted, a waiter, to help her find him.
Celia played by Catriona McDonald
Ted played by Hadley Brown
‘Tea and Conversation’ by Angela Gallagher
For one woman, it’s the morning after the night before and could everyone be quiet, please? For one man, this is a precious chance to see new people and may I sit here? Two strangers meet in the B&B’s breakfast room and can see everything about the other and nothing about themselves.
Max played by Alan Wales
Julie played by Deborah McEwan
‘Bob’ by Liz Parkes
Bob thought he had it all until Fran found out…
Fran played by Catriona McDonald
Maria played by Natasha Cottran
‘Gone to the Dogs’ by Matthew Warburton
Lucy needs to get her mum ready and in the car as quickly as possible or they’ll be late, but Poppy has a few things she’d like to get off her chest first.
Poppy played by Deborah McEwan
Lucy played by Rose Pardo Roques
‘Goodbye’ by Laura Yates
A long-standing love affair is coming to an end in the place where the couple first came together.
Him played by Alan Wales
Her played by Deb McEwan