Venus Observed

by Christopher Fry
Translated by Michael Meyer


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 21st - 29th, 1967

Cast List

The Duke of Altair : Gerald Groffman
Edgar, his son : Tony De Vere
Herbert Reedbeck, his agent : Tom Mercer
Captain Fox Reddleman, his butler : Frank Corkery
Dominic, Reedbeck's son : Martin Kinna
Bates, a footman : Bill Dudley
Rosabel Fleming : Doreen Shafran
Hilda Taylor-Snell : Vera Massey
Perpetua, Reedbeck's daughter : Maretta Stark

Venus Observed


Venus Observed

Production Team

Director : Virginia Palmer
Set Design : Michael Folkard
Lighting Design : Ralph Shafran

Stage Manager : Rosemary Lawton
DSM : Steven Mills
ASMs : Gina Fietelson, Robert Harvie
Wardrobe and properties : Hazel Shipley-Headley, assisted by Win Berriman
Lighting switchboard : Robin Cave, assisted by Denis Heasman
Astronomical equipment and certain special effects made by Laurence Barnes
Sound recording : Tony Reid
Set construction : Ian Szynkman