"The people living there are first-generation middle class and happy to let everyone know they have come up in the world. They flaunt their new gadgets – which were new in the '80s – and their language and prejudices belong in that era where political correctness was barely heard of.
"The first challenge was getting the right four actors and, once I had cast them, the Limelight Theatre machine swung into action with the help and expertise of President Shelley McGinn who is production assistant on the show. Everything is falling into place very nicely."
"I actually directed One For The Road about 15 years ago at Stirling Theatre," James said. "Although dated in some ways, the comedy is inescapable which makes the rehearsals great fun for all involved."
"The main challenge is bringing the wonderful dialogue to life in the way Willy Russell intended it. So much of what Dennis says is sincere yet funny, so it's important to get that balance right."