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A Midsummer Nights Dream


William Shakespeare

Directed by: Edna Garner

19th - 23rd May 1987

A comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

Theseus, Duke Of AthensStuart Burrows
Hippolyta, Betrothed To TheseusChristina Hall
Egeus, Hermia's FatherTom Hind
Hermia, Egeus's Daughter, In Love With LysanderJoanna Bublick
Lysander, Loved By HermiaWill Watkins
Demetrius, Suitor Of HermiaDavid Kehoe
Helena, In Love With DemetriusBarbara Serres
Philostrate, Master Of RevelsRon Thompson
Oberon, King Of The FairiesPaul Mizen
Titan/A, Queen Of The FairiesTina Borland
Puck, Or Robin GoodfellowSamantha Beswick
Peaseblossom, A FairyPam Glass
Cobweb, A FairyDebra King
Moth, A FairyHayley Knight
Mustard Seed, A FairyIngrid Folkard
First Fairy, A FairyHelen Darnley
Changeling BoyDavid Middleton-Egan
ElvesBerneice Woodhouse
Rick Evans
Peter Quince, A CarpenterDerrick Jones
Nick Bottom, A WeaverDavid Wilkinson
Francis Flute, A Bellows-MenderRobin Smith
Tom Snout, A TinkerJohn Garner
Snug, A JoinerSteve Bates
Robin Starveling, A TailorGordon Butler
Ladies and Gentlemen of The Court
Joyce Pomfret, Doris Cocking, Freda Hinson, David Jones, Alan Lucas
Director Of StagingMary Burns
Stage ManagerAnne Hines
Assistant Stage ManagerLiz Reyner
Set ConstructionMary Burns
Cyril Hines
Barbara Hayward
Scenic ArtistsMary Burns
Pat Hohne
Director In Charge Of Sound And LightingCyril Hines
SoundNicky Sterry
LightingMary Gregory
Wardrobe MistressJoyce Pomfret
Assistants To WardrobeBabs Frith
Christine Hall
Brenda Jones
Denise Burrows
Helen Darnley
Debra King
Shelagh Hewitt
Anne Hines
Joyce Stott
Doris Cocking
Make-UpEdna Garner
Dodie Jones
Nicky Sterry
Property MistressMarjorie Cox
Assistant PropertiesBeryl Churchhouse
Barbara Hayward
ChoreographyEdna Garner
ContinuityLiz Crossland
Front Cover DesignDerek Frith
Production AssistantDodie Jones
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