The Killing of Sister George

By Frank Marcus

Sister George is a beloved character in the popular 1960's radio series 'Applehurst', a nurse who ministers to the medical needs and personal problems of the local villagers. June Buckridge, who in real life is a gin-guzzling, cigar-chomping, slightly sadistic masculine woman, is the antithesis of the sweet character she plays. She is often called George in real life, and lives with Alice 'Childie' McNaught, a younger woman she often verbally and sometimes physically abuses. When George discovers that her character is scheduled to be killed, she becomes increasingly impossible to work and live with. Mercy Croft, an executive at the radio station, intercedes in her professional and personal lives, supposedly to help, but she actually has an agenda of her own.



Name Role
Mark Storton Director
Dawn Rowe June Buckridge (Sister George)
Rebecca Crampton Alice 'Childie' McNaught
Emma Morris Mrs Mercy Croft
Sheila Newton Madame Xenia

Past Production

This show ran from 2nd April 2016 - 9th April 2016.


Rossendale Players
69 Burnley Road East
Waterfoot, Lancashire

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