Year: 1963

Title of the play: Rookery Nook

Author: Ben Travers


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Company/Event: Eastbourne Repertory Players

Theatre and location: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

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Plot summary: In this 1926 farce, playboy Gerald Popkiss is on his way to Rookery Nook with his new wife Clara and his mother-in-law. Forced to travel on alone when his mother-in-law suddenly falls sick, Gerald arrives to find quite a commotion. A beautiful young girl has been thrown out of the house next door in nothing but her pink silk pyjamas and begs him to let her stay. Gerald must find the young girl some clothes and until then keep her hidden from his sister-in-law Gertrude, who lives nearby, and Rookery Nook's meddling maid, Mrs Leverett. EP played Gerald Popkiss.

Peth’s role: Gerald Popkiss


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