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The Devil's Disciple


George Bernard Shaw

Directed by: JOhn Garner

22nd - 26th March 1983

Set in Colonial America during the Revolutionary era, the play tells the story of Richard Dudgeon, a local outcast and self-proclaimed "Devil's disciple". In a twist characteristic of Shaw's love of paradox, Dudgeon sacrifices himself in a Christ-like gesture despite his professed Infernal allegiance.

Mrs Dudgeon Freda Hind
Essie Christy Diane Hayward
Rev. Antony Anderson Geoff Reyner
Judith Anderson Tom Hind
Lawyer Hawkins Freda Hinson
Dick Dudgeon Tony Browne
William Dudgeon David Burt
Mrs William DudgeonDerek Frith
Titus Dudgeon Barbara Singh
Mrs Titus Ron Proctor
Dudgeon Effie Runciman
Sergeant Peter Wych
Major Swindon Duncan Walker
General Burgoyne Adam Hare
German Officers John Rowlands
Don Williams
Executioner Cyril Hines
Mr Brudnell David Green
Soldiers Robin Smith
Ron Townley
Ian Wright
Drummer Andrew Pomfret
Stage Manager Neil Hayward
Setting design John Gamer
Derek Frith
Scenery construction
Neil Hayward, Ian Wright, Alan Churchhouse, Chris Eglin, Derrick Jones, Geoffrey Miller, Geoff Reyner, Gerrard Scanlon
Sound, Lighting Cyril Hines
Chris Eglin
Properties Marjorie Cox
Lucy Butler
Joyce Pomfret, Helen Darnley, Christine Hall, Sheilagh Hewitt, Mel McAndrey, Hilary Whitelam
Scenic Artists Pat Hohne
Barbara Hayward
Programme design Derek Frith
Make-up Edna Garner
Continuity Len Simpson