Juliet says 'I played Dotty the lead in this amazing comedy by Michael Freyn. Dotty invariably comes on with sardines or newspapers. I was so terrified that I did a crib sheet that I stuck on the flat before I went on, with my cue, my props, and my first line.
All went fine in Act I, but those of you who know 'Noises Off' know the set is reversed in Act II, and I was gazing from the wings at my crib sheet which was on the other side of the stage, very visible to the audience. I nearly wet myself with fear - thankfully all went to plan, apart from the time I brought a plate of sardines which had been glued to the plate, rather than free to drop on the floor