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A Midsummer Night's Dream


William Shakespeare

Directed by Edward Wilson

14th - 22nd July, 1973

Shakespeare's magical play of fairies set to the backdrop of Gawsworth Hall.

Theseus, Duke of Athens Donovan Nowell
Hippolyta, Queen of The Amazons Val Dyer
Hermia, in love with Lysander Sue Spurgin
Egeus, Hermia's father Michael Monahan
Lysander, loved by Hermia Malcolm Spence
Demetrius, suitor to Hermia David Reynolds
Helena, in love with Demetrius Angela Cleverley
Philostrate, Master of the Revels Peter Lloyd
Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta
Christine Upton, Susan Wood,Sara Mottram, Sue Johnson
Oberon, King of the Fairies Jeremy Cleverley
Titania, Queen of the Fairies Belinda Mercel
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow Dorothy Lloyd
Peaseblossom Juliet N. Wood
Cobweb Lindsey Fowler
Moth Sarah G. Wood
Mustardseed Isobel Reynolds
The Indian Boy Owen Morison
Other Fairies
Fiona Didlick, Susan Green, Katie Johnson, Elaine Foster, Virginia Cleverley, Carloe Stewart, Deidre King, Julia Hilk
Peter Quince, a carpenter Richard Holman
Nick Bottom, a weaver Robin Griffin
Francis Flute, a bellows mender Nick Johnson
Tom Snout, a tinker Barrie Wood
Snug, a joiner Stephen Upton
Robin Starveling, a tailor Morgan Morison
Stage Manager H.D.Officer
Sound and Effects Hugh Anscombe
Paul Kelly
Dance Arrangement Dorothy Lloyd
Music Arrangement Peter Lloyd
Wardrobe Sheila Hine
Olive Bradbury
Design of Puck and Fairy costumes Peter Lloyd
Make-up Susan N. Wood
House Manager Colin Read