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Live Drama On


Flowering Cherry, a drama by .English playwright Robert Bolt (author of A Man For All Seasons), will be ABC TV's first live drama for 1963.

Produced by Colin Dean, the play will be seen on ABC-3 on Wednesday, Feb ruary 13, at 8.30 p.m

Set in an outer London suburb in the present day, the play concerns an English family, each member o,f which

has to face a personal crisis.

Grant Taylor and Margo Lee star as Cherry, the head of the house, and his wife, fsobel, and Peter Adams and Rosalind Seagrave appear as their children, Tom and Judy.

The cast includes Don Pas coe, Frank Taylor and Eliza beth Ferris, the young English diving champion who makes her Australian TV debut in the play.

Well-known Sydney actor Grant Taylor makes his second ABC TV appearance in Flowering Cherry.

He made his TV debut last year in Funnel Web, a sus pense drama.

At present Taylor Is play ing opposite Googie Withers in Woman in a Dressing


Peter Adams, who plays Tom Gherry in Flowering Cherry, is also associated with Woman in a Dressing Gown for which he is Assis tant Stage Manager.

Good Notices

Adams received gpodi notices f<jr his work In The Miracle Worker, produced in Sydney recently for the

Elizabethan Theatre 'trust. [

Margo Lee, who co-stars in Flowering Cherry as Isobel, is known fo television viewers lor her performances as Mrs. Maearthur in the ABC's his torical serial, The Outcasts, and fqr her starring role in the ABC Melbourne produc tion of Cocteau's play, The Two lieaded Eagle.

$he also appeared in several episodes of Whiplash.

Miss Lee appeared hi Ship- J

wreck at the Union Theatre, Sydney, for the Elizabethan theatre Trust and Is kept busy with radio work.

Rosalind Seagrave, who plays Judy Cherry in Flower ing Cherry is appearing at present in the title role of Lady Audley's Secret at a Sydney suburban theatre.