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Flowering Cherry (1990)

Flowering Cherry
Written by Robert Bolt
Directed by Marion Ellis
2 – 7 April 1990

Suburbia, 1957. Jim Cherry sells insurance, but wants to sell apples instead. He dreams of owning an orchard in Somerset and quitting the job he hates. But Cherry is a fantasist and his wife Isobel is at breaking point. As his dream begins to spiral out of control and the gulf between them widens, can she force him to face reality?


Isabel Cherry – Claire Kingshott
Tom Cherry, her son – Paul Harris
Jim Cherry, her husband – Peter Richardson
Gilbert Grass – Graham Frosdick
Judy Cherry, her daughter – Polly Owen
David Bowman – Phillip Pearce
Carol, an art student – Jayne Sawyer


Stage Manager – Dave Birmingham
Assistant Stage Manager – Elsie Bate
Set Design and Lighting – Dennis Kingshott
Sound – John Midlane Jr
Properties – Carolynn Brown, Joanna Lovell, Alison Horner
Wardrobe – Marjorie Sawyer

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