Cuckoo: October 1989
By Emlyn Williams
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.
Scroll down for photos, cast and crew.
|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|