Cuckoo by Emlyn Williams   8th-10th November 1990

Drama. Spoiled and cossetted over the years by her devoted mother, Cuckoo’s future is thrown into crisis by the death of Mam. But it’s not just Cuckoo’s future which then bcomes doubtful — what of sister Lydia’s plans to marry wealthy Jerome, and those of her aunt Madam, and the physically disabled Uncle Powell?

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Madam, Cuckoo’s aunt : Rita Downing

Benjy : Bob Matthews

Cuckoo : Pat Baskerville

Jerome : Douglas Harding

Powell, Cuckoo’s uncle : Ray Bromelow

Lydia, Cuckoo’s sister : Liz Pybus

Mrs Dix : Rita Prodger


Director : Diana Evans

Stage Manager : Ruth Ferguson

Lighting : Kevin Dunnicliffe

Sound : Mark Gifford

Prompt : Joyce Elson

Properties : Val Searle

Costumes : Ruth Ferguson

Set design : Noel Ripley

Set construction : John Elson, William Heaton, Robert Evans, David Fyfe