Lark Rise

by Keith Dewhurst, based on the Lark Rise to Candleford books by Flora Thompson
Music arranged and additional music composed by Colin Guthrie

Thurston End Hall, Hawkedon, Suffolk
September 4, 2010


The Company :

Katie South Laura Timms
Freddie Norris Edmund Timms
Martin South Albert Timms (their father), guitar
Janet South Emma Timms (their mother)
Jimmy Smallwood Bishie, Doctor, John Price, harmonica
Colin Guthrie Boamer, concertina, melodeon, singer
Jonathan Norris Pumpkin, Squire Bracewell, Rector, trombone
Frank Crocker Old Price, Dick, Grandfather
Guy Saunders Old David, Mr Sharman, Twister, Cheapjack
Bob Bradick Mr Morris, Old Postie, Jerry Parrish, Landlord, guitar
Sam South Fisher
Peta Barker Old Stutt, Tramp, Algy, percussion
Fenella Lee Mrs Spicer, Mrs Andrews, singer
Ruth Sullivan Mrs Blaby, Mrs Beamish
Maxine Howard Mrs Peverill
Barbara Mathews Mrs Miller
Kate Fearnley Mrs Tuffrey
Penny Tuerk Old Sally
Phillip Ley Carrier, bass
Alison Liney Queenie Macey
Annemarie Fearnley Garibaldi Jacket, violin
Lizzy Willis Martha Beamish, Polly


Joey Bradick (tin whistle, guitar)
Evie Ley
Ella McKenzie
Skye McKenzie
Archie Patterson
Paul Sanders (trumpet)


Lark Rise

Production Team
Director : David Taylor
Musical Director : Colin Guthrie
Movement and Assistant Director : Ruth Sullivan
Costume Design : Kym Gribble
Lighting and Sound : Stephen Ley

Stage Manager : Alexandra Ley
ASM : Michelle Roebuck
Props and Furniture Construction :
Keith Syrett, Wendy Parry, Jude Chalk
Wardrobe : Lynda Twidale, Jill Batty
Wigs and Hair : Frances Hounsom