Rookery Nook

A farce by Ben Travers
25-27 March 1982
Faringdon Community Theatre, The Pump House, Faringdon
Produced by Evelyn Stoodley

Rookery Nook 1982 PhotoGerald rents Rookery Nook where his wife, Clara, will join him later. He is agreeably surprised by a pretty stranger called Rhoda who comes running to him for protection against her irascible German stepfather. Gerald allows her to stay in one of the bedrooms but as she is clad only in pyjamas, it is vital to conceal her presence from nosy neighbours. Rhoda gets herself some clothes just in time before Clara arrives but Gerald has some difficulty in convincing Clara of his innocence.

The action of the play takes place in the lounge hall of Rookery Nook, Chumpton-on-Sea. It begins on a night in summer in the ‘thirties.

Cast: Deirdrie Hamley; Mildred Carter; George Young; Nigel Murrin; David Keeling; Gail Mander; Mike Durham; Mike Page; Pat Saddleton; Irene Barron; Evelyn Stoodley

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