This blog is for English actress, cakemaker and writer Jane Asher, with many pictures and accurate information of one of the most beautiful rock muses from the 20th century.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Stage special: 'Summer', 1968

On July 10th Romain Weingarten's play Summer opened on July 10th 1968 at the Fortune Theatre in London.

May 31, 1968 - Jane researches Cats for her first starring role on the West End stage in Romain Weingarten's play "Summer". "It's a break from the classic roles and I'm nervous. But I can't wait to do it," said Jane who is the only girl in a cast of four. 

July 9th 1968, Summer press night. Jane Asher (as Lorette), Malcolm Patton as her simple-minded brother Simon and Brian Murphy as the cat Lord Garlic.

Summer is set in the garden of a big country house where a girl, Lorette, teaches her simple minded brother Simon the facts of life. The other two characters are cats, named Half Cherry and Lord Garlic, played by Bryan Pringle and Brian Murphy.

Photos 1, 5 & 9) Lady Jane group at yahoo.
Photos 2 & 3) Topfoto.co.uk
Photo 4) from the net. If it's yours, drop me a line and I'll give you full credit. Thanks.
Photos 6 & 7) Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images.
Photo 8) Allaccess © JRC /The Hollywood Archive via belgaimage.be
Photos 10 to 13) Ebay auction listings.
Photos 14 to 16) Peter Elinskas / Associated Newspapers/REX/Shutterstock


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