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The Taming of the Shrew


William Shakespeare

Directed by Victor Hassan

23rd June - 2nd July, 1983

Shakespeare in the Open-Air at Gawsworth Hall.

Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua John Chapman
Vincentio, an old gentleman of Pisa Norman Whitelam
Lucentio, son of Vincentio, in love with Bianca Geoff Hinde
Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, suitor of Katherina Fred Donnan
Gremio, suitor to Bianca Jeremy Cleverley
Hortensio, suitor to Bianca Andrew Long
Tranio, servant to Lucentio Peter de la Wyche
Grumio, servant to Pertruchio David Reynolds
A Pedant of Manchua,
set up to impersonate Vincentio
Kenneth Sawyer
Curtis, servant to Petruchio Tracey Viner
Katherina, daughter of Baptista Sonia Hoole
Bianca, daughter of Baptista Diana Boswell
Biondello, servant to Lucentio Al Fowkes
A Widow Cheryl Hammersley
A Taylor John Smith
A Haberdasher Trevor Jones
Caroline Schofield, Tracey Viner Virginia Craven, Louise Watson,
Fenella Mason, Julian Rawel, John Smith, Trevor Jones, Dominic Shaw,
Scott Thompson, Paul Sims
Stage Manager Sue Jones
Prompt Susan Bryant
Ronnie Dykstra
Choreography Anne Kennedy
Lighting Geoff Gornall
John Scott
Sound Sheena Mitchell
Costumes Stamford Shakespeare Company
Wardrobe Pat Barrow
Frances Squire
Sheila Hine
Staging and Properties Alan & Sue Offer
Sue Webb
Musical Instruments Alan Offer
House Manager Colin Read