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Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm
Written by Paul Doust, adapted from the novel by Stella Gibbons
Directed by Christine Angell
1 – 6 October 2001

Orphan Flora Poste, heroine of Gibbons’s tongue-in-cheek classic novel, likes everything to be tidy and comfortable so that she goes to live with her eccentric relatives at Cold Comfort Farm she tries to alter her surroundings and encourage others to greater things. But this proves somewhat difficult…


Flora Poste – Suzannah Churchill
Charles – Alex Freeman
Mr Neck – Richard Self
Judith – Shirley-Anne O’Dam
Elfine – Claire Lewis-McClean
Aunt Ada – Audrey Christianson
Urk – Graham Peters
Rennet – Pauline Ellard
Reuben – Steve Hunt
Amos – Barry Hooper
Adam – Richard Self
Mrs Hawk Monitor – Graham Peters
Richard Hawk Monitor – Graham Peters
Sneller – Barry Hooper
Seth – Alex Freeman


Stage Manager – Eric Crichton
Assistant Director – Katy Pearce
Set Built By – Dave Birmingham, Graham Peters, Michael Angell, Peter Richardson, Barry Hooper, Steve Hunt, Jeni Freeman, Joan Ratcliffe, Jane Richardson, Gareth Hunt and friends of CCF
Properties – Emma Holland, Katy Field
Lighting Consultant – Peter Bennett
Lighting Designer – Tony Brown
Wardrobe – Marjorie Sawyer
Sound – Keith Jarman, Graham King
Rehearsal Prompt – Dot Hamlin