One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

Adapted for the stage by Dale Wassermand in 1963 from the novel by Ken Kesey.

Set in an Oregon psychiatric hospital, the play serves as a study of the institutional processes and the human mind, as well as a celebration of humanistic principles.

Our November 2003 production was directed by Colin Peter.

Cast:
Staff:
Nurse Ratched -- Jennie Davidson
Dr Spivey -- John Lally
Nurse Flinn -- Rebecca McQuillan
Aide Warren -- Lee Shedden
Aide Williams -- Billy Renfrew
Aide Turkle -- Don Arnott
Staff -- Pam Burnside, Lisa McGlynn

Patients:
Chief Bromden -- Alan Jeffreys
Randle P McMurphy -- Dougie Arbuckle
Dale harding -- Euan Gregor
Billy Bibbitt -- Graham Kells
Cheswick -- Mike Paton
Scanlon -- Andy Powley
Martini -- Alan Richardson
Ruckly -- Even Popplestone
Chronics -- Alex Purves, Duncan Robertson

Working girls:
Candy Starr -- Kate Grimes
Sandra -- Su Jeffreys

Production:
Set design and construction -- Derek Blackwood, assisted by Don Arnott, Alex Purves
Lighting -- Stephen Hajducki
Lighting Assistant -- Lorna Brown
Sound recording -- Gavin Saxby
Sound Operator -- Alison Buckley
Stage Manager -- Steven Edgar
Stage Crew -- Lee Dempsey, Duncan Robertson
Costume -- Effie Robertson
Properties -- Pam Burnside, Lisa McGlynn
Continuity -- Sally Pagan

For the Company:
Front of House Co-ordinator -- Phyllis Ross
Photography -- Marion Donohoe
Coffee Bar Manager -- Jenny Calcott, Alison Kennedy, Pat MacLeod
Marketing -- Don Arnott, Graham Kells
Box office -- Maggie McConnell, Alison Kennedy
Graphic design -- Graham Kells

 

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

by Dale Wasserman

19-22 November 2003

Church Hill Theatre