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Loose Enz - Eros and Psyche

Television (Full Length) – 1982

This Loose Enz edition follows a theatre group developing a play about Greek Gods. The full gamut of am-dram tropes are featured: know-all director, a lecherous lead (Jeffrey Thomas), zealous extras, drunk techies, an existential playwright (Colin McColl), shambolic dress rehearsal etc. Estranged couple Tom (Grant Tilly) and Helen (Liddy Holloway) find the play’s lofty themes echoed in more earthly realities. With a who’s who of NZ luvvies of the era it’s not quite Carry On, but there are japes aplenty, the show must go on, and it’ll be all right on the night.

I see Venus as a bit of a slut
– Director Maurice (Rhys McConnochie)

Key Cast & Crew

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Jeffrey Thomas

Actor, As: Peter

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John Anderson

Director

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Tony Isaac

Producer

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Vivienne Plumb

Actor

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Bill Smith

As: Fawkes

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Jack Shallcrass

As: Roland

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