Roz is back to con­jure up laugh­ter

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and psy­chic who is in­vited to per­form a seance.

“The peo­ple who in­vite her think she’s not go­ing to be very good and one of them, Charles, is a writer and just try­ing to re­search for his next novel.

“Then she does this seance and ac­tu­ally con­jures up his dead exwife who ap­pears in ghost form and starts cre­at­ing all kinds of mis­chief.”

The bi­cy­cle-rid­ing clair­voy­ant, who con­stantly refers to her pre­ferred mode of trans­porta­tion, has some witty and won­der­ful lines.

How­ever, Ham­mond said although the play was full of fri­vol­ity, it also delved into look­ing at life with per­spec­tive.

“Some­times we can put on rose-coloured glasses when think­ing about the past, in­clud­ing re­la­tion­ships,” she said.

“You can look back and think it’s bet­ter than where you are now.

“Things with Charles’s new wife (Ruth) are a lit­tle brit­tle so he re­mem­bers his dead wife (Elvira) as some­thing else but when she comes back, (he re­alises) their re­la­tion­ship wasn’t that great ei­ther.”

While in Perth, the Mel­bournebased ac­tor said she looked for­ward to spend­ing time with fam­ily, check­ing out sev­eral yoga classes and see­ing shows at The Blue Room Theatre.

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