Cambridge's leading amateur theatre production company

Established 1981

Cathy McCluskey

Cathy's debut for Bawds was as Penelope / Rosanna Spearman / A Kept Woman in THE MOONSTONE.  Other appearances include THE TINDERBOX & OTHER STORIES (Ensemble), DAVID COPPERFIELD (Mrs Micawber), VALENTINE'S NIGHT (Maggie), THE LADY IN THE VAN (Social Worker), THE WOMAN IN WHITE (pictured above as Countess Fosco), UNDER MILK WOOD (Mrs Dai Bread 2 & others), THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Varya), NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (Mrs Nickleby),  CALENDAR GIRLS (Celia), ONE NIGHT IN NOVEMBER (Set Design & Nurse), ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS (Props Assistant), CRANFORD AT CHRISTMAS (Scenic Design), THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (ASM Properties), WAR OF THE WORLDS: THE PANIC BROADCAST (Costume Supervisor), CRIMES AGAINST CHRISTMAS (Costume Design) and SEPARATE TABLES (Costume Supervisor & ASM Properties).

Appearances for other companies  in Cambridgeshire include THE COLLECTION (Stella), PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Charlotte Lucas), THE MEMORY OF WATER (Mary), TALES FROM THE WITCHES CAULDRON (Old Martha, Joan Clements, Gertrude, Nanette, Madame De Loire), FOUR NIGHTS IN KNARESBOROUGH (Catherine), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Philema), THE WINTER'S TALE (Emilia & Other Characters) WITNESS (Susanna) and KINDERTRANSPORT (Faith).

Cathy has a long involvement with community and church based drama and has written, directed and acted in many productions. She has also appeared in several plays and pantomimes with companies in the Manchester area including TWELFTH NIGHT (Maria), SARCOPAHAGUS (Anna Petrovna), THE ROSES OF EYAM (Catherine Momperson), SEPARATE TABLES (Jean), THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE (Joyce Harper) and WOMBERANG (Lynda).

Cathy is a member of The Penguin Club and has taken the role of ASM Properties for a number of productions for Bawds including JOKING APART, THREE MEN IN A BOAT, ABSENT FRIENDS, THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, PLAYHOUSE CREATURES, THE AUTHENTIC LIFE OF BILLY THE KID, WHEN WE ARE MARRIED (Design Assistant & ASM Properties), MASKERADE (Props Assistant) and WAITING FOR LEFTY (Costumes & Properties).

ASM Properties roles for other companies locally include PINK THUNDERBIRD, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and HUMBLE BOY.


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