Ring Round the Moon
by Jean Anouilh, translated by Christopher Fry
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
November 16 - 24, 1956


Joshua, a crumbling butlerJohn Bennett
Hugo, a young man about townColin Ley
Frederick, his brother, in love with DianaColin Ley
Diana Meserschmann, engaged to Frederick, secretly in love with HugoDenyse Macpherson
Lady India, Messerschmann's mistress, secretly in love with PatriceJane Harker
Patrice Bombelles, Messerschmann's secretive secretaryJohn Stuart
Madame Desmortes, aunt to Hugo, Frederick & Lady IndiaJoan Smith
Capulet, her faded companionEdith Burdett
Messerschmann, Diana's father, a melancholy millionaireJack Richman
Romainville, a lepidopterist, patron of IsabelleJack Francis
Isabelle, a ballet dancerJean Dempsey
Her mother, a teacher of the pianoforteRita Paton
Guests at the ballJean Hunsley
Patricia Murphy
John King
Eddie Sutherland

Ring Round the Moon

Production Team
Director : Kay Gardner
Set & Costume Design : Neil Hunsley
Dances arranged by Ursula Fincham
Lighting : Terence Bicknell

Stage Manager : Mary Witts
ASM : Patricia Murphy
Panatrope (sound operation) : Betty Walker
Wardrobe : Neil Hunsley, Sheila Toff & members of the company