Dinner Under the Great Oak

by W Branch Johnson


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
July 9 - 10, 1954

One of the four prize-winning entries in the Tavistock Repertory Company One-act Play Competition
(judges: Gladys Cooper, Alec Clunes, Norman Marshall),
the other three plays being Mute Witness, The Laboratory and Idyll in Ithaca

Cast List

Augustus Bolt : Jack Francis
Humphrey Mitchell : Timothy Frost
Joseph Austin : Christopher Scott
Widow Hankin : Margaret Skea
Petronella Hankin : Mary McCarthy
Andrew Nash : Derek Buitenhuis
Henry Hunsdon : Julian Forbes
James Catlin : George Spaul
Thomas Morgan : Harry Fitzer
William Westwood : John Bennett
Billy Gray : John Evenett
The Rev William Warren : Wilmot Bennitt
Squire Penn : Geoffrey Wright
Other Tenants : Eric Clarke, Don Kirkman, Paul Whitmore
Girls : Jean Bueno de Mesquita, Sheila Gorb, Paula Munday, Diana Pemberton, Doreen Rubinstein

Production Team

Director : Eva Holterman
Set Design : Norman Fenner
Lighting : Graham Bond

General Stage Manager : Eric Cullingford
ASMs : Christopher Mears, Eric Lauder, Gordon Welchman
Wardrobe : Laurrie Garner, Sheila Gorb