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Saturday-Night Theatre: Rookery Nook

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Rookery Nook from the novel and stage farce by Ben Travers adapted by Peter King.
The confetti hardly brushed from his tailcoat and his new wife nursing his new mother-in-law, Gerald Popkiss motors to Chumpton where his new sister-in-law can keep her eye on him. The question is - can he explain the beautiful, barefoot, pyjamaclad girl sleeping in his bed...?
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.00pm) Stereo
Hear This! page 16

Contributors

Adapter: Peter King
Piano: Ed Welch
Music composer: Ed Welch
Director: Peter King
Gerald Popkiss: Ian Lavender
Clive Popkiss: Brett Usher
Gertrude Twine: Anne Jameson
Harold Twine: John Grillo
Mrs Leverett: Elizabeth Bell
Putz: Carl Duering
Conrad the dog: Percy Edwards
Clara Popkiss: Helena Breck
Rhoda Marley: Melinda Walker
Poppy Dickey: Jenny Funnell
Chumpton villager: David Garth
Rector: Colin Starkey
Baby: Thomas King

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Saturday-Night Theatre: Rookery Nook

BBC Radio 4 FM, 24 August 1985 20.30






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