The Weavers

by Gerhart Hauptmann
Adapted from a translation by Ernest Kershaw

 

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
December 2nd - 10th, 1960

Cast List

Dreissiger, a manufacturer : Edgar Davies
Piper, a foreman : Peter Dawson
Newman, a clerk : Michael Lee
Robert Bowmark : John Pettengell
Heaver : Harold Bennett
Ryman : Jack Francis
Red Baker : Trevor Williams
A Boy : Robert Hutley
Ansorge : Peter Jackson
Maurice Jaeger : Alan Bennion
Welsley, landlord : Patrick Lockstone
Goodson, carpenter : John Bennett
The Traveller : David Crawley
Horner, a rag man : Fred Radley
Whitton, a blacksmith : David Jones
A Farmer : Jack Bennett
Constable Dodge : Gordon Snell
Reverend Kittling : Wilmot Bennitt
Mr Holden, a tutor : David H Jones
Chief Constable : Victor Shaw
Hills : Hyam Gilbert
Gordon : Brian E Cook
Dr Smith : Adrian Rendle
Young Weavers : David Bevan, James Sprott, Bill Manley
The Singer : David Duffield
Mrs Dreissiger : Juliet Bell
Mrs Bowmark : Margaret Skea

Emma : Ann Chivers
Bertha : Ann Berry
Her daughters
Mrs Henry : Pamela Withers
Mrs Welsley : Sheila Franglen
Anne, her daughter : Nova Beer
Mrs Kittling : Bobbie Peacock
Mrs Hills : Edith Burdett
Louise : Myfanwy May
Millie, her daughter : Alison Murray
Womenfolk : Marjorie Hogg, Annette Panter, Nova Beer, Pamela Withers, Ann Chivers


The Weavers


 

The Weavers


Production Team

Director : Adrian Rendle
Set Design (for the autumn season) : Richard Hunt

Stage Manager : Marilyn Gold
ASMs : Margaret Blake, Pam Ashby, Derek Bennett, Lauree Strassheim, Brenda Burkill
Lighting : Ralph Shafran
Sound : Susan Mindelsohn
Wardrobe : Jo Hall, Ann Berry, Sally Jackson
Set construction under the supervision of Norman Fenner