Waiting for Gillian

“Ronald Millar’s play was adapted from the novel A WAY THROUGH THE WOOD, by Nigel Balchin, and proved excellent theatre and an an absorbing study of three contrasted personalities, most cleverly presented by John McCallum, Googie Withers and Frank Lawton.” – Theatre World Annual (London) Number 5

Cast & Crew


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Doctor Barry Frewen
Elsie Pearce
James Manning
Jill Manning
PC Eddie Cater
Sergeant Groves
The Honourable William Stephen Fitzharding Bule


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Play description

Based on Nigel Balchin’s 1951 novel A WAY THROUGH THE WOOD.


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