by August Strindberg
Translated by Michael Meyer


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 7th - 15th, 1967

One of two short Strindberg plays presented together, the other being Playing with Fire .

Cast List

The Gentleman, a retired civil servant : Walter Kennedy
The Brother, a Consul : Harold Mellor
Strong, a café owner : Colin Ley
Agnes, his daughter : Caroline Howard
Louise, a cousin of the gentleman : Christina Shand
Gerda, his former wife : Anna Young
Fischer, Gerda's new husband : Clifford Snell
A Drayman : David Goldman
The Milkmaid : Laurie Hoskins
The Iceman : Paul Sonkkila
The Postman : Timothy Baldwin
The Lamplighter : Roger Southorn




Production Team

Director : David Hanson
Set Design : Matthew English
Lighting Design : David Cowburn

Stage Manager : Pat Gunn
ASMs : Rosaleen Scott, Barbara Waddell, Judith Stark, John Russell, Hazel Shipley-Headley, Maggie Campbell, David Roberts, Hazel Sharples
Set construction : Wheldon Wright, Peter Hebbes, Stanley Moles, Peter Edwards