Southside’s October 2018 production was My Boy Jack by David Haig.
The play took a look at how Rudyard Kipling’s determination to send his myopic son to war triggered a bitter family conflict leaving him devastated by the warring passions of his love for his children and his devotion to King and Country.
Rudyard Kipling – Aidan Steer
Carrie Kipling – Kate Parry
John “Jack” Kipling – Sebastian Keenan
Elsie “Bird” Kipling – Amy Wedgwood
Guardsman Bowe – Rhys Harris
Guardsman McHugh – Scott Morrison
Guardsman Doyle – Steve Tanner
Frankland – Tom Morgan
Major Sparks – Jim Thurston
Colonel Pottle – Ian MacEwan