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Cuckoo: October 1989

By Emlyn Williams

'Cuckoo' programme cover

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?

First produced at Guildford with Rosemary Leach in the title role, this absorbing and touching play reveals the hidden depths in the woman who has always been treated as a child.


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Cast (in order of appearance) Backstage
Madam, Cuckoo's Aunt: Liz Williams Producer: Joan Spall
Benjy: Ben Britton Stage Manager: Paul Clark
Cuckoo: Mandy Seybould Props: Coral Batchelor
Jerome: Craig Rouse Prompt: Janet Kelly
Powell, Cuckoo's Uncle: Mike Thame Set and Design: Members of the Players
Lydia, Cuckoo's Sister: Sandy Roper Lighting: Nick Ivkovic
Mrs. Dix: Peggy Francis Photographs: Ben Britton
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