The Knight from Olmedo

by Lope de Vega
In a new translation by Jill Booty


Pollock Memorial Hall, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
September 1st - 9th, 1961

*** British première ***

Cast List

Don Alonso Manrique : Clive Cazes
Tello, his Squire : Don Goffin
Fabia : Betty George

Dona Ines : Jill Daltry
Dona Leonor : Myfanwy May
Daughters of Don Pedro
Ana : Susan Mindelsohn
Don Rodrigo : David Thompson
Fernando : Tom Tillery
Don Pedro : Adrian Rendle
King Juan II : Clyde Jones
Duke Alvara de Luna : Bill Manley
Mendo : Anthony Goodman
A Peasant : John Francis
Courtiers, Ladies, etc. : Margaret Blake, Susan Mindelsohn, Geoffrey Holliday, Charles Kingston

Musicians : Bill Morgan (guitar), Hugh George (harpsichord), David Duffield (singer)

The Knight from Olmedo


The Knight from Olmedo

Production Team

Director : Adrian Rendle
Set Design : Richard Hunt
Lighting Design : Hugh George
Songs composed by Hugh George
Fights arranged by Larry Barnes

Stage Manager : Susan Mindelsohn
ASMs : Margaret Blake, Guy Rowston
Lighting and sound : Hugh George, assisted by Marilyn Gold
Wardrobe mistress : Hazel Shipley-Headley
Set construction : Anthony Macer