A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
June 3 - 4 & 9 - 11, 1955

Cast List

Theseus, Duke of Athens : Alan Stabell
Egeus, father to Hermia : Victor Shaw
Lysander : Norman Rimmer
Demetrius : Michael Rothwell
In love with Hermia
, master of the revels to Theseus : Bill Phillips
Quince, a carpenter : Don Kirkman
Snug, a joiner : Frank Girling
Bottom, a weaver : Donald Goffin
Flute, a bellows-mender : Jimmy Flood
Snout, a tinker : John Bennett
Starveling, a tailor : Alan Phillips
Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus : Valerie Crofts
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander : Mary McCarthy
Helena, in love with Demetrius : Doreen Rubinstein
Oberon, King of the fairies : Timothy Brinton
Titani, Queen of the fairies : Jean Anderson
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow : George Kennedy
Peaseblossom : Sally Astrid
Cobweb : Janet Clarke
Moth : Jeanne Duval
Mustardseed : Jennifer Dunscombe
Attendants to Theseus : John Stuart, Nicholas Welchman, Peter Blanchard, Roland Barton
Amazons, attendant upon Hippolyta : Jennifer Worth*, Minne Zidel*
Dancing fairies : Sally Astrid*, Jennifer Dunscombe*, Mary Vaughan*, Jennifer Worth*
Singer : Mary Vaughan*

*appearing by arrangement with Ariel Theatre School of Dance & Drama, Canonbury Tower

A Midsummer Night's Dream


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Production Team

Director : Frank Smith
Set and Costume Design : Frank Stanton
Lighting : Jean Bueno de Mesquita
Choreographer : Richard Cazimir
Masks and headdresses designed and made by Frank Stanton

Stage Managers : Christopher Mears, Joyce Buckle
ASM : Irene Carter
Lighting Operator : Ronald Francis
Wardrobe : Alice Spaul
Properties : Frank Stanton, Peter Cameron, Irene Carter, Julia Saffery
Set construction : Frank Stanton, Norman Fenner, Victor Symonds, Julia Safferey in the Tower Theatre Workshop