The House in Fern Road

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The House in Fern Road is a one-act play by Maud Cassidy and Peter Coke (1913-2008)[1].

The original text

Set in a dingy London boarding-house, it tells of a woman who learns that her accomplice in a murder is two-timing her with another woman, so she decides to take revenge.

Published in Britain by Samuel French in 1941.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1944: Presented by the UCT Dramatic Society, in the Little Theatre, Cape Town, with Pietro Nolte, Elaine English.


Upper Hutt Leader 15 June 1961[2]

Trek 8(25):22, 1944.

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