Richard Throup

Name: Richard Throup.

First year with CRAPPPS (approx. if not known): 2000. 

Years of service (up to and including 2021): 22.

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Current Plough Play part: Hopper Joe / Sankey Benny.

CRAPPPS shows involved with: Plough Play, St George’s Play.  

CRAPPPS parts played: Hopper Joe / Sankey Benny, Threshing Blade (Plough Play), Dragon (St George’s Play).

Favourite Plough Play tour pub: Fox and Hounds (Blidworth).

Whiff whaff (or other beverage) of choice: Real ale.

Best CRAPPPS memory: I’m struggling to remember…I’ve got a CRAPPPS memory …

Maybe not the best moment (but definitely a memorable one) was my first performance. I found out that I was playing a part whilst on the bus which meant I had to learn my lines and the cue lines based on ‘the script’ which was largely ignored. I swotted hard for forty minutes, entered at the correct moment, said: ‘In comes I’… and forgot the rest!  ‘I’ll come back in…’