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The Cock's Stride by Anne Lee-Michell

Corfield Hall, Taunton, 13th and 14th June and Bridgwater Town Hall 22nd June, 1951.
The story of Somerset, presented by the Somerset Fellowship of Drama as its contribution to the Festival of Britain. Across the county, fifteen plays were performed. As Kay Marfell noted in her scrapbook in reference to the companion piece to this, Mary Blake: "[A] non-Thespian production but mostly Thespian people"
Cast
Benjamin Branchflower (Potman at the Squirrel Inn) Bert Harris
Goody Branchflower (his mother) Madeleine Shore
Jane Branchflower (his wife – cook at the Squirrel Inn) Audrey Beart-Fosse
Mistress Follett (widow – the landlady) Ellen F Gadsden
Bessie Branchflower (daughter to Ben and Jane) Mary Young
Sam Barnes (a weaver’s apprentice) Michael Savage
John Popham (Attorney General) Len Hewitt
Master Builder (of Wellington) Jim Archard
Amy Popham (wife to John) Jill Osborn (Hazel J Osbourne)
Constable Stanley Ford
Backstage
Produced by Annette Miller
Stage Director Eddie Pain
Lighting Basil Allen
Wardrobe Mistress Marjorie Galloway
Prompter Mary Roskams
Property Mistress Alice Pain
Call Girl Pamela Hewitt
Front of House Management under the direction of Rex Frost
Programme Sellers organised by Mrs Renacre
Stewards organised by Geoffrey Warrington