A Cuckoo in the Nest



  • The first of the 'Aldwych farces' written by Ben Traversfor the Aldwych Theatre in London (although his Tons ofMoney had transferred there two years earlier from the ShaftesburyTheatre). First produced in 1925, Cuckoo in the Nest establishedTravers's reputation for madcap comedy and encouraged him to writeanother eight plays for the theater. A filmed version was released in 1933.