The Taming of the Shrew
by William Shakespeare
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
June 29 - July 7, 1956

   
Cast
   

 
Christopher SlyPeter Ariss
A lordPhillip Hobsbaum
His attendantsPaula Munday
Myfanwy May
Bartholomew, his pagePhilippa Hodgson
MessengerEdward Sutherland
The PlayersThomas Carter
Francis Butler
George Spaul
Larry Barnes
Jean Linfoot
Lucentio, a gallant of PisaBrian Tully
Tranio, his manEric Turner
Baptista Minola, a merchant of PaduaDon Kirkman
Katherina
Bianca
his daughters
Pat Jolliffe
Brenda Plumley
Hortensio
Gremio
suitors to Bianca
Francis Butler
Thomas Carter
Servant to BaptistaEdward Archibald
Biondello, servant to LucentioLarry Barnes
Petruchio, a gallant of VeronaBill Phillips
Grumio, his manGeorge Spaul
A pedantPhillip Hobsbaum
Curtis, servant to PetruchioHarold Bennett
Ralph
Gregory
Petruchio's household
Wilmot Bennitt
Bobby Bernard
TailorPeter Ariss
HaberdasherEdward Sutherland
Vincentio, father to LucentioWilmot Bennitt
A widowPaula Munday
Wedding GuestsJohn Messenger
Betty Walker
 

The Taming of the Shrew
 

Production Team
Director : Christopher Mears
Lighting : Ron Francis & Adrian Paton

Stage Manager : Christopher Mears
ASMs : Elisabeth Wood, Margaret Goodman, Patsy Nann
Wardrobe : Myfanwy May, Margery Withers, Jo Hall, Dorothy Fox, Edna Turner & Angela Rooks in the Tower Theatre Wardrobe
Properties : Joan Smith
Set construction : Christopher Mears assisted by Terence Bicknell, Bobby Bernard & Philippa Hodgson in the Tower Theatre Workshop