Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler  18th-20th February 1971

The play is set in Australia, in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton and it details the events of the summer of 1953, in the lives of six central characters.

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Bubba Ryan : Kay Dickinson

Pearl Cunningham : Frances Cave

Olive Leech : Valerie Coles

Barney Ibbot : Stan Benn

Emma Leech : Elaine Tickle

Roo Webber : Jim Harvey

Johnnie Dowd : Tony Gilby


Director : Grace Husson

Stage Manager : Ken Spinks

Assistant Stage Manager : Betty Harvey

Lighting : Chris Makepeace

Costumes : Settlement Players