Laburnum Grove

Laburnum Grove by J B Priestley  29th March, 1st-3rd April 1937 Performed at St Francis Theatre, Letchworth

George Radfern lives a quiet, uneventful life near London, burdened by sponging relatives and his prospective son-in-law. When George quietly announces he’s a leader of a counterfeit ring, the sponges find reasons to leave.

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Elsie Radfern : Averil Noller

Mrs Lucy Baxley : Dorothy Brotchie

Bernard Baxley : Derek Booth

George Radfern : Cecil Plowman

Harold Russ : James Dainton

Joe Fletten : Henry Wilkins

Mrs Dorothy Radfern : Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Inspector Stack : J C Day

Sergeant Morris : Selwyn Coles


Producer: Gwen Spinks

Orchestra Director : Edwin Swannell

Stage Manager: Norman Brooks

ASM : Tom Harding

Lighting : Robert Footman

Box Office : Robert Parker and Mrs Brooks

Secretary : Leonard Lewis

Assistant Secretary : Mrs M P Plowman