Oedipus, Olivier, National Theatre

October 28, 2008 § Leave a comment

A version by Frank McGuinness.

Director: Jonathan Kent
Playwright: Sophocles
Design: Paul Brown
Lighting: Neil Austin
Music: Jonathan Dove
Sound: Paul Groothuis
Movement: Denni Sayers
Voice: Jeannette Nelson
Music Director: Derek Barnes

Boy with Teiresias: Reece Beaumon
Creon: Jasper Britton
Priest / Shepherd: David Burke
Oedipus: Ralph Fiennes
Jocasta: Clare Higgins
Teiresias: Alan Howard
Messenger: Gwilym Lee
Stranger from Corinth: Malcolm Storry

Chorus: Derek Barnes, Patrick Brennan, Edward Clayton, Sam Cox, Russell Dixon, Darren Fox, Richard Freeman, Neil McCaul, Paul McCleary, Seymour Matthews, Stanley Page, Steven Page, Christopher Saul, David Shaw-Parker, Robert Willox

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Waste, Almeida Theatre

October 11, 2008 § Leave a comment

Director: Samuel West
Playwright: Harley Granville Barker
Design: Peter McKintosh
Lighting: Guy Hoare
Sound: John Leonard

Gilbert Wedgecroft: Bruce Alexander
Walter Kent: Max Bennett
Amy O’Connell: Nancy Carroll
Russell Blackborough : Richard Cordery
Justin O’Connell: Patrick Drury
Lord Charles Cantilupe: Peter Eyre
Henry Trebell: Will Keen
Countess Mortimer / Bertha: Helen Lindsay
Frances Trebell: Phoebe Nicholls
Cyril Horsham: Hugh Ross
Lucy Davenport: Jeany Spark
Butler/Vivian Saumarez: Giles Taylor
George Farrant: Michael Thomas
Lady Julia Farrant: Jessica Turner

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The Norman Conquests: Table Manners, Old Vic

October 1, 2008 § Leave a comment

Staged in the round.

Director: Matthew Warchus
Playwright: Alan Ayckbourn
Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting: David Howe
Music: Gary Yershon
Sound: Simon Baker

Ruth: Amelia Bullmore
Annie: Jessica Hynes
Norman: Stephen Mangan
Tom: Ben Miles
Reg: Paul Ritter
Sarah: Amanda Root

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