Shine on, Harvey

ELWOOD P. DOWD is a good natured, mild-mannered eccentric.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th May 2012, 3:53 pm

Always cheerful he does, however, have one problematic character trait... his best friend is a six foot-tall, invisible white rabbit called Harvey. Which is why his sister is determined to have him committed.

Leitheatre present Mary Coyle Chase’s timeless comedy at the Church Hill Theatre, next week.

A favourite since it premiered on Broadway in 1944, Harvey is today best known for the film adaptation with James Stewart.

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Leitheatre’s production runs from next Wednesday to Friday at 7.30pm, with just a matinee on the Saturday.

“It’s an alternative afternoon’s entertainment to the Hearts v Hibs Scottish Cup Final,” says a spokesman for the company, promising, “the score will be announced at the end of the performance.”

Harvey, Church Hill Theatre, Morningside Road, Wednesday-Friday, 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm, £9,