1968

Bonaventure - And So To Bed

'Bonaventure'

by Charlotte Hastings

April 1968

Synopsis

A flood in the fen country has trapped two prison officials and their prisoner, Sarat Carn, who is on her way to the gallows for the murder of her brother. But Sister Mary Bonaventure is convinced of her innocence and just before the police launch arrives, a confession is forced from the real murderer.

Cast

Nurse Phillips (Paulette Beaver); Nurse Brent (Celia Jones); Sister Josephine (Pauline Harris); Willy Pentridge (Peter Adams); Sister Mary Bonaventure (Connie Williams); Dr Jeffries (Ray Barrett); The Mother Superior (Lillian Cook); Melling (Paul Hawkins); Sarat Carn (Sylvia King); Miss Pierce (Jean clack); Martha Pentridge (Rosemary Phillips)

Director: Ann Murray

 

'And So To Bed'

by JB Fagan

November 1968

Synopsis

The story covers eight hours in the life of the diarist Samuel Pepys, during which he flirts with everyone from his maids to various visiting “ladies”. He also meets with Charles II, who himself is not averse to a little flirtation, yet throughout he remains “true” to his delightful wife.

Cast

Sue (Susan Jacques); Boy to Pepys (John Markley); Samuel Pepys (Paul Hawkins); Doll (Janet Hanney); Mistress Knight (Paulette Beaver); Julia (Jean Clack); Pelling (the Potticary) (Ray Barrett); Pelham Humfrey (John Cook); Mistress Pierce (Sue Whatley); Mistress Knepp (Audrey Mitchell); Mistress Pepys (Sylvia King); Lettice (Diane Wilcox); Charles II (Peter Adams)

Director: Ann Murray