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Lloyd George Knew My Father

Lloyd George Knew My Father
Written by William Douglas Home
Directed by Keith Jarman
8 – 13 March 1976

When Lady Boothroyd hears that the authorities are determined to drive a road through her grounds, she announces her intention to kill herself the moment the bulldozers start on their shameful work. At first disbelieving, the family at length realizes, to their horror, that this is no joke. All means of persuasion fail. As the hour strikes and the bulldozers’ roar is heard the old General enters in regimental regalia, while his old ex army servant sounds the “Last Post.” Then, as the whole family stands stricken, the door opens….


Lady Sheila Boothroyd – Audrey Christianson
Robertson – Louis Cox
General Sir William Boothroyd – Alex Baird
Hubert Boothroyd, M.P. – Ted Brooks
Maud Boothroyd – Margaret Laurence
Sally Boothroyd – Annette Marchant
Simon Green – Neil Jarman
Rev. Trevor Simmonds – Robert Lindley


Stage Managers – Len Huntley and Bill Brookes
Assistant Stage Manager – Jean Poole
Lighting – Giles Metcalf and Peter Rawlinson
Sound – Keith Jarman
Properties – Stella Jarman and Christine Jarman
Settings executed by Guild Workshop