The Lower Depths
by Maxim Gorki, translated by Henry Burke
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
October 24 - November 1, 1958

  First production of this translation

Cast
   

 
Kostylev, keeper of the lodging houseHarold Bennett
Vassilissa, his wifeSusan Mindelsohn
Natasha, her sisterNorma Waring
Abram Medvedev, their uncle, a policemanWill Stampe
Vasska PeppelDerek Strahan
Kletch, a locksmithJohn Caesar
Anna, his wifeAlice Spaul
Nastya, a prostituteLee Devoti
Kvashnya, a street sellerMary Fox
Bubnov, a capmakerJohnnie Miller
The BaronAlec Brown
SatinColin Ley
The ActorStephen Webber
Luka, a trampFred Radley
Screwy, a cobblerBill James
The Tartar, a longshoremanClyde Jones
 

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