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Romanoff and Juliet


Peter Ustinov

Directed by: Edna Garner

March? 1974

A comic spoof of the Cold War, it is set in the small mythical mid-European country of Concordia, whose leader is wooed by the United States and the Soviet Union, each one wanting him as an ally. Russia's ambassador, a member of the Romanoff family, has a son Igor who falls in love with Juliet, the daughter of the US diplomat.
The two opposing families, one communist, the other capitalist, represent the warring Capulets and Montagues of Romeo and Juliet.

First Soldier Don Williams
Second Soldier Roy Brocklehurst
The General Joe Crossland
Hooper Moulsworth Norman Whitelam
Vadim Romanoff Peter Womby
Igor Romanoff David Pecker
Juliet Susan Gregory
The Spy Neil Myerson
Beulah Moulsworth Meg Stenson
Evdokia Romanoff Babs Jay
Jnr Capt Marfa Zlotochienko Janet Pecker
Freddie Vanderstuyt Les Hinson
The Archbishop Eric Peel
Stage Manager Cyril Hines
Wardrobe May Seal
Pat Thomas
Properties Margaret Broklehurst
Hilda Carroll
Pat Thomas
Continuity Liz Crossland
Lighting Mary Gregory
Rod Holt
Sound Ron Proctor
Set Construction Harry Outhwaite
Ted Sims
John Rowlands
David Gregson
Roger Metcalfe
Music for the ballads composed by Antony Hopkins
We are grateful to DEBENHAMS of Market Street, anchester for the loan of the window dressers used in this production