Canning Town Cowboy (1976)

Alie Street
29 Jul - 2 Aug 1976
Canning Town Cowboy - Programme (1) Canning Town Cowboy - Programme (1)

Eddie Longbottom was the Billy Liar of Canning Town and his bicycle was his trusty steed. Shane Connaughton brought The Wild West to the Hackney Marshes through a story of a misfit in his twenties who lived at home with his mum, having never worked and letting his girlfriend do all the running.


Cast List

  • Mary Sheen Betty Longbottom
  • John Joyce P.C Speed, Wilcox
  • Alan Devlin Wes, Referee
  • Derek Deadman Buggsy
  • Chris Martin Eddie Longbottom

Creative Team

  • Pam Brighton Director
  • Roger Walker Musical Director
  • Miranda Melville Costumes
  • Charles Paton Lighting Designer
  • Peter Chadwick Stage Manager


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