Three Act Farce by Ben Travers
Produced by May Macdonald
(In order of their appearance).
Gerald Popkiss TONY KIBBLEWHITE.
Clara Popkiss JANET HENRY.
Clive Popkiss GRAHAME GILLESPIE.
Harold Twine DES TOBIN.
Mrs. Twine GWLADYS MAJOR.
Mrs. Leverette MURIEL BROWN.
Rhoda Marley PAMELIA HARRIS.
Poppy Dickey PHYLLIS STYLES.
Admiral Juddy PAT WATSON.
Putz IAN GRANGER.
Mrs Possett BETTY BUTTERFIELD.
Synopsis of Scenes
Lounge Hall of “Rookery Nook”, Chumpton-on-Sea, Somerset
Late on a Summer night.
The Hall, next Morning.
The Hall two and a half hours later.
Ten minutes including overtures.
1947 “Quiet Wedding,” 5 performances. Producer: Harold Rees.
1948 “You Can’t Take It With You,” 6 performances. Producer: Freda Wilson.
1948 “Pink String And Sealing Wax” 4 performances. Producer: Freda Wilson.
1949 “Middle Watch,” 5 performances. Producer: May Macdonald.
1950 “Chinese White.” 4 performances. Producer: Jas. Carlson.
1951 “Money By Wire.” 3 performances. Producer: Gwladys Major.
1951 “Blythe Spirit,” 2 performances. Producer: Arnold Goodwin.
1952 “Happiest Days Of Your Life,” 3 performances. Producer: Freda Wilson.
1955 “Bonaventure,” 4 performances. Producer: May Macdonald.
1956 “For Better, For Worse,” 2 performances. Producer: Freda Wilson.
1957 “Dial “M” For Murder,” 4 performances. Producer: Freda Wilson.
1958 “Thark.” 5 performances. Producer: May Macdonald.
And Now “Rookery Nook’s” 6 presentations for 1959, will bring the Society’s Grand Total to 55 Major Performances!
The Society is always indebted to those generous people who respond so willingly for loans of properties and furnishings. Their welcome assistance is greatly appreciated by Producer, Cast and Management.
Executive – 1959
President: Mr. D.G. Coghill.
Vice-President: Mr. J.D. Hallagan.
Committee: Mrs. N. Dearden, Mrs. D. Burr, Miss G. Major, Miss A. Butterfield, Mr. Tony Kibblewhite.
Secretary-Treasurer: Mrs. D. Christophersen
Stage Manager David Coghill.
Stage Crew Ian Burr, Keith Hubbard.
Publicity and Programmes Jack Hallagan.
Decorations Rae Nairn, Nancy Dearden.
Prompt Jennifer Wohlers.
Wardrobe Rae Nairn, Nancy Dearden.
Properties Dot Burr, Dwina Christophersen.
Secretary Dwina Christophersen.
Electrician Brian Miles.
Front of House Manager Jack Belcher.
Orchestral Society Conductors Mrs E.C. Ellison, Mr. T.W. Walker
INCIDENTAL MUSIC BY WAIPUKURAU ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY.
We are proud of the constant support so willingly given us by the members of the Waipukurau Orchestral Society. From our first tour in 1947 with “Quiet Wedding” to the current production of “Rookery Nook” they have materially assisted in improving our production.