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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest archiveChief Bromden, half American-Indian, whom the authorities believe is deaf and dumb, tells the story of a mental institution ruled by Big Nurse on behalf of the all-powerful Combine. Into the terrifying grey world comes McMurphy, a brawling gambling man, who wages total war on behalf of his cowed fellow inmates. What follows is at once hilarious and heroic, tragic and ultimately liberating. Ken Kesey's first novel was published in 1962 and was adapted for the state in 1963 by Dale Wasserman. It was produced successfully on Broadway starring Kirk Douglas and subsequently became an Oscar winning film directed by Milos Forman, starring Jack Nicholson.


Christian Slater (RP McMurphy), Alex Kingston (Nurse Ratched), Brendan Dempsey (Chief Bromden), Ian Coppinger (Martini), Owen O'Neill (Dale Harding), Gavin Robertson (Scanlon), Lizzie Roper (Candy), Katherine Jakeways (Sandra), Paul Ready (Billy Bibbet), Alex Giannini (Cheswick), Rebecca Grant, Cornelius Macarthy, Felix Dexter, Simon Chandler


Book by: Ken Kesey
Author: Dale Wasserman
Producer(s): Nica Burns, Max Weitzenhoffer (for Nimax Theatres and Ian Lenegan)
Director: Terry Johnson
Design: Katy Tuxford
Costume: Dagmar Morrell
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1614247678. Details of all One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4447

Archive Listings

21 Mar 06
3 Jun 06
Garrick Theatre
West End
Greater London

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