The Lower Depths

by Maxim Gorki
Translated by Henry Burke

 

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
October 24th - November 1st, 1958

*** First production of this translation ***
 

Cast List

Kostylev, keeper of the lodging house : Harold Bennett
Vassilissa, his wife : Susan Mindelsohn
Natasha, her sister : Norma Waring
Abram Medvedev, their uncle, a policeman : Will Stampe
Vasska Peppel : Derek Strahan
Kletch, a locksmith : John Caesar
Anna, his wife : Alice Spaul
Nastya, a prostitute : Lee Devoti
Kvashnya, a street seller : Mary Fox
Bubnov, a capmaker : Johnnie Miller
The Baron : Alec Brown
Satin : Colin Ley
The Actor : Stephen Webber
Luka, a tramp : Fred Radley
Screwy, a cobbler : Bill James
The Tartar, a longshoreman : Clyde Jones


The Lower Depths

 

The Lower Depths


Production Team

Director : Henry Burke
Set Design : Henry Burke
Lighting : David Alexander

Stage Manager : Jon Ogborn
ASMs : Jane Ogborn, Bill Davey, Keith Banks
Panatrope (sound operation) : Eileen Baker
Wardrobe : Norma Waring, Millie Evans