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A Midsummer Night's Dream


William Shakespeare

Directed by Jeremy Cleverley

July 1985

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

Theseus, Duke of Athens Geoff Hinde
Hippolyta, Queen of The Amazons Cherille Wyche
Hermia, in love with Lysander Joanna Chatburn
Egeus, Hermia's father Ken Sawyer
Lysander, loved by Hermia William Watkins
Demetrius, suitor to Hermia Andrew Long
Helena, in love with Demetrius Jane Hawarth
Philostrate, Master of the Revels Gordon Bennett
Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta
Carol Cockcroft, Jennifer Cockcroft, Sue Grimshaw, Cheryl Hammersley, Fenella Mason, Louise Sawyer, Sue Webb
Oberon, King of the Fairies David Reynolds
Titania, Queen of the Fairies Diana Boswell
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow Julia Cheetham
Peaseblossom Debbie Curry
Cobweb Danny Moriss
Moth Simon Barratt
Mustardseed Johanna Curry
Other Fairies
Vanessa Bellamy, Sarah Hadland, Vickey Hughes, Becky Ingram, Emma Potts, Lisa Rogers, Samantha Taylor
Peter Quince, a carpenter Terry Hooper
Nick Bottom, a weaver Steve Williamson
Francis Flute, a bellows mender Al Fowkes
Tom Snout, a tinker Peter de la Wyche
Snug, a joiner John Smith
Robin Starveling, a tailor Norman Whitelam
Stage Manager Sheila Tighe
ASM Sue Webb
Shirley Reynolds
Sound Trevor Tighe
Lighting Robin Watkinson
Chris Swinhoe-Standon
Properties Sue Offer
Jacque Bilsborough
Costume Design Charles Alty of Oldham
Wardrobe Adele Taylor
Pat Barrow
Claire McGlashan