The Strange Gentleman

by Charles Dickens


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
October 9th - 17th, 1970

One of two plays by Charles Dickens presented together, the other being The Lamplighter

Cast List

Owen Overton, Mayor of a small town on the road to Gretna : Tom Tillery
John Johnson, in love with Mary Wilson and detained at the St James' Arms : Peter Coles
The Strange Gentleman, just arrived at the St James' Arms : William Craig
Tom Sparks, "Boots" at the St James' Arms : Fred Radley
Julia Dobbs, looking for a husband at the St James' Arms : Susan Jones
Fanny Wilson, with an appointment at the St James' Arms : Pam Bentley
Mary Wilson, her sister, awkwardly situated at the St James' Arms : Janet Pleshette
Mrs Noakes, landlady of the St James' Arms : Kaye Ellis
Waiters : Peter Nicon, Malcolm Sargeant
Chambermaid : Kathy Ferguson

The Strange Gentleman


The Strange Gentleman

Production Team

Director : Brian Tapply
Set and Costume Design : Tony Leah
Lighting Design : Bob Sumerling

Stage Manager : Kathy Ferguson
ASMs : Pat Bennett, Peter Nicon, Malcolm Sargeant, Margaret Coles, Sarah Williams
Sound research : Bill Manley
Piano : Dulcie Hodges
Switchboard : Bob Sumerling
Wardrobe : Eve Smith, Hazel Shipley-Headley
Set construction : Tony Newman