Saturdaynight Theatre


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Walpamur and Plywood

Alex Ferguson 's play retells a piece of north-east folk history.

When Robert Lyon ,

Master of Painting, went as an adult education tutor to the pit town of Ashington in the 1930s, he couldn't have known he would be starting a school of working-class painting which would persist almost to the present day.

Director Dave Sheasby

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Unknown: Alex Ferguson

Unknown: Robert Lyon

Director: Dave Sheasby

Robert Lyon: Corin Redgrave

Tollie Charlton: Derek Walmsley

Tom Watts: John Branwell

Julia Johnson: Christine Cox

Miss Grindky/Mrs Bailey: Carole Copeland

Harry Watson: Art Davies

George Brown: David Begg

Davie Robson: Joe Caffrey

Constable/Porter: James Thackwray

Boy: David Swinburne