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The Farm

by David Storey



Company: Royal Court Theatre Company

Venue: Royal Court Theatre, then May Fair Theatre, both in London’s West End

Performance dates: 26th September to 27th October 1973 at the Royal Court. 1st November, 1973 to ? at the May Fair.

Synopsis: A hard-drinking, hard-working farmer rules the roost, his three daughters and his easy-going wife. Then his son, the aimless poet, returns home and the family reaction is considerable.

Cast:

Cast of The Farm


Wendy-Patricia Healey
Jennifer-Meg Davies
Brenda-Prunella Gee
Mr. Slattery-Bernard Lee
Mrs. Slattery-Doreen Mantle
Albert-LEWIS COLLINS
Arthur-Frank Grimes









Trivia: This was the first production of the play and was also Lewis’s West End début. The music was specially composed for the show by Alan Price.

Reviews:
"Lewis Collins as Albert gives an accurate impression of inarticulate youth, trying to please" The Stage, 15th November, 1973