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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Phillpotts on Lash ...

Dr Phillpotts writes "I still have my copy of Captain Lash, which I think may have been the original one purchased from a Cheltenham bookstall. I also have another Frank Shaw, which I think I may have borrowed from Iain and never returned. Whoops! I did begin adapting Captain Lash for the stage, but only did part of it as a pilot. I have several hand-written copies of the script, which begins "Narrator: Chapter Eleven. Eruption!" I think we may have rehearsed it once, but it was never performed. As I recall you were to play Lash, and Ros was to play Cora."  The nation may be grateful that our plans were never carried out ...

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