Tales from the Lock-up (2017)

'Tales From the Lockup' was performed in the Western Bay Museum as part of the 2017 Mural and Arts Festival.

The production featured humorous stories from the town's archives, of those who spent time in the town's lockup and who appeared before the Magistrate.

Written by Francis Young, Di Logan and Julie Thomas; directed by Di Logan assisted by Julie Thomas

The lockup is now behind Western Bay Museum.

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 Constable Adam McCluskey (Michael Kennedy) at his desk

Thomas Arnold (Michael Wallis) and his three children played by Jorja and Nathan McKeown and Gail Wallis after their house burned down

Thomas Arnold (Michael Wallis) and his three children played by Jorja and Nathan McKeown and Gail Wallis after their house burned down

Mary Bell (Julie Thomas) and Kathleen (Birgitte Anderson)

 Mary Bell (Julie Thomas) and Kathleen (Birgitte Anderson)

Schoolteacher Eleanor Wilson (Jennie McKeown) and Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy)

 Schoolteacher Eleanor Wilson (Jennie McKeown) and Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy)

Moses Preston (John Ormsby) in the dock, Magistrate Herbert Brabant (Barry Magowan) and Shopkeeper Ellen Wylie (DI Logan)

Moses Preston (John Ormsby) in the dock, Magistrate Herbert Brabant (Barry Magowan) and Shopkeeper Ellen Wylie (DI Logan)

Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy) giving the oath to Sarah McCauley (Eryl Raymond) and Eliza McCauley (Althea Ormsby) John McCauley in background

Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy) giving the oath to Sarah McCauley (Eryl Raymond) and Eliza McCauley (Althea Ormsby) John McCauley in background

Warder O'Donnell (Kelvin Willis), Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy), George McCauley (Ron Thomas) in the dock, and the Magistrate (Barry Magowan)

Warder O'Donnell (Kelvin Willis), Constable McCluskey (Michael Kennedy), George McCauley (Ron Thomas) in the dock, and the Magistrate (Barry Magowan)

Production photographs by Jo Bryant