The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare


Tavistock Little Theatre
May 13 - 20, 1950

Cast List

Lucentio, son to Vincentio : George Brown
Tranio, servant to Lucentio : John White
Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua : Patrick Bacon

: John Francis
Hortensio : George Kennedy
Suitors to Bianca

, the shrew : Jane Possé
Bianca : Lesley Harrison
Biondello, servant to Petruchio : Michael Segal
Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona : John Blain

: Valerie Morrison
Grumio : Peter Harlow
Curtis : Denis Snowman
Servants to Petruchio

Servants to Baptista & Petruchio
: Tony Rea, Roy Eyles, John Murray
A Pedant : John Gare
A Tailor : Leon Eagles
A Haberdasher : John Murray
Vincentio, an old gentleman of Pisa : John Bennett
Officer : Denis Snowman
Widow : Jean Bueno de Mesquita
Ladies of Padua : Jean Linfoot, Valerie Morrison

The Taming of the Shrew


The Taming of the Shrew

Production Team

Director : Vincent Pearmain
Set Design : Vincent Pearmain

Stage Manager : Sheila Jago
ASMs : Fay Foley & Eve Scarisbrick
Electricians : Robin Luxford & Tom Gorman
Wardrobe supervised by Stella Pigrome
Set construction : Members of the company