Rookery Nook [Ben Travers]

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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, pyjama-clad girl sleeping in his bed...?

From the novel and stage farce by Ben Travers - adapted by 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

Music composed and played by Ed Welch (piano) with Ron Aspery

Director: Peter King

First broadcast oN BBC Radio 4 in August 1985.

With his new wife nursing her mother, Gerald Popkiss motors off to stay with her sister

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, pyjama-clad girl sleeping in his bed...?

From the novel and stage farce by Ben Travers - adapted by 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

Music composed and played by Ed Welch (piano) with Ron Aspery

Director: Peter King

First broadcast oN BBC Radio 4 in August 1985.

With his new wife nursing her mother, Gerald Popkiss motors off to stay with her sister