A Letter From The General
by Maurice McLoughlin. Performed 21st-26th April 2008.
This was the third and final production of our 38th season of NADS.
The play is set in the common room of a Mission Station, in a far eastern country in 1950. A revolution has taken place and ‘The General’ is a leader of the province. The nuns, their priest and local English residents are ordered to leave, or they will be shot.
This play was presented as follows:
- Act I: Afternoon.
- Act II, Scene 1: Evening of the same day.
- Act II, Scene 2: The next morning.
- Act III: Evening of the same day.
Cast & Crew
|The Cast (in order of appearance)|
|Sister Henry||Shirley Crowther|
|Sister Lucy||Myra Channell|
|Sister Bridget||Jenni Freeman|
|Reverend Mother||Marjorie Meredith|
|Sister Magdalen||Alma Conboy|
|Arthur Stilton (the British Consul)||Frank Capener|
|Ruth Stilton (his wife)||Mary Turner|
|Captain Lee||Gareth Woodhouse|
|Father Schiller||Martin Jones|
|Play produced by||Jan Fursier|
|Set construction||Baska Baranowska, John Barnes, Mike Beal, Lyndon Clark, Lesley Crowther, Maurice Hayling, David Hyam, Mary Hyam, Martin Jones|
|Scenic Artist||Philip Lumsden|
|Costumes||Heather Hughes, Barbara Stephens|
|Props||Kathleen Arthur, Gillian Thorp|
|Stage Manager||David Lumb, Gaynor Tinker|
|Front Of House|
|FOH Managers||Mike Beal, Lyndon Clark, David Morgan|
|Kitchen Supervisor||Sylvia Davies|
|FOH Duties||Society Members & Friends|
|Floral Decor||Sylvia Davies|
|Advertising Space||Nationwide Building Society|
|Ticket Sales Venue||Oriel Davies Gallery|
This amateur production was given by arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.