Synopsis

Thrush Green

Ron Perry adapted from Miss Read

Published by Cyberpress

Large Mixed Cast

It is the first of May 1960

The villagers of Thrush Green are eagerly anticipating the annual visit of Mrs Curdle and her travelling fair

Set up during the course of one day, we follow their fortunes and friendships

Local doctor’s wife, Winnie Bailey takes us through the day as she encounters gossip in the tea shop, young lovers reunited and the reality that this May the first will be unlike any other

By the end of the day, as we leave Thrush Green, big decisions have been made

Forward by Jenny Dereham, Miss Read’s long-term editor at Michael Joseph Ltd

CAST: M8, F11 (doubling up possible)

To read the opening scene/s, click here

REVIEWS

"An excellent script. I can hear Miss Read clapping her appreciation" ~ Jenny Dereham

"A sympathetic and true to character adaptation" ~ Rebecca Case, Southern Daily Echo

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