The Attic Players provided the perfect antidote to the dreariness of recent days as they presented the UK Premier - yes, the UK Premier! - of Willie Rocke's delightful comedy, Try Anything Twice.

Josephine McGowan (Hazel Downie) has won a glamorous granny contest; the prize, a week escorted by tv personality, narcissistic Clive Cartright (Bill Wright).

Couch potato husband Michael McGowan (Eric Linn) - 'Rigor Mortis' - was totally unperturbed until self-obsessed glamour-boy Clive appeared on the scene.

Josephine, denied romantic attention by her husband, had become so overwhelmed by her success that she flaunted her good fortune in her husband's face.

Daughter Betty (Jackie Martin) caught between her girly-excited mother and her dad's presumed contempt, just wanted to get out of the way. Neighbour Charlie (Philip Morton) rubbed salt into sore wounds by suggesting what the prize and the prize-winner might be up to on their various escapades.

He and Michael were usually more concerned about football on tv, or the horses, than any thoughts of womanly escapades. All the while, live-in Granny (Linda Beaton) was hovering at awkward moments and was equally infatuated by simpering Clive.

Everything changed when voluptuous Paula Smith (Lorna McLelland), posing as a journalist for some girlie magazine, worked her raunchy charms on Michael.

Eric Linn gave another assured performance. Invigorated by amorous advances, he adapted easily the essence of the shift in image. Hazel Downie, the long-suffering wife, was very convincing as the infatuated, yet frustrated, romantic. Bill Wright, with his usual panache, portrayed perfectly the over-blown tv personality; and debutant Phillip Morton was a surprise package - undoubtedly a star in the making.

Lorna McLelland, also making her debut, caused a stir or two as, literally, she launched herself convincingly as the determined floosie.

Linda Beaton, in her not-so-subtle nods and nosiness helped create an air of unwelcome annoyance; and Jackie Martin made easy work in creating the right measure of family tension as she realised the havoc that would be caused by her mother's success.

The creative mind of Stewart Phillips was evident in an overall slick performance, the players responding well to his direction. As ever with the Players, the stage crew outnumber the participants by a considerable margin and must be commended for an excellent set and the uninterrupted flow of a hilarious, roller-coaster production.