The Lady's not for Burning

Written by Christopher Fry
Directed for Actonians by Ann Aplin & Margaret Bulmer


Act 1: an April afternoon in a room in the house of Hebble Tyson, Mayor of the little market town of Cool Clary.

Act 2: The same room, an hour later.

The Actonians would like to thank the Lamb Inn, the Rose & Crown Inn, the Sodbury Players and Silverhill School, Winterbourne for their help with this production.


Richard - an orphaned clerk Richard Stanway
Thomas Mendip - ex soldier Robert Pardoe
Alizon Eliot Sarah McMahon
Nicholas Divize Simon Carney
Margaret Devize - mother of Nicholas Andy Fisher
Humphrey Devize - brother of Nicholas Mike Schofield
Hebble Tyson - the Mayor Bob Allen
Jennet Jourdemayne Di Buck
The Chaplain Danny Rogers
Edward Tappercombe - a Justice Barrie Wright
Joan Skipps Pat Stimson
Stage Manager Steve Birch
Sound Pete Lawry
Lighting Ray Bulmer
Set Design Maureen Blake
Set Construction
Pete Lawry
Steve Birch
Set Painting
Maureen Blake
Ann Aplin
Jill Whittaker
Jane McIver
Sarah Atkins
Rachel Taylor
Sue Godwin
Christine Rogers
Pat Stimson
Rona Wright
Jane McIver
Continuity Angie Croome
Publicity Christine Rogers
Photographs Maureen Blake
Box Office Howard Aplin
Front of House
Gaynor Clarke
Margaret Bulmer
Jim Sinkinson
Anne Chenary
Website Photographs Ray Bulmer