The Empire Builders

by Boris Vian
Translated by Simon Watson Taylor


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
February 19th - 27th, 1971

Also presented at the Collegiate Theatre (GLAA Amateur Theatre Season) on April 5th, 1971

Cast List

Father : Larry Barnes
Mother : Gwen Grounds
Zenobia : Karen Killaspy
Mug : Allison Purcell
Neighbour : Hyam Gilbert
The Schmurz : Alfred Molina

The Empire Builders


The Empire Builders

Production Team

Director : Richard Penny
Set Design : Humphrey Jaeger
Lighting Design : Laurence Tuerk
Assistant to the Director : Margaret Coles

Stage Manager : Virginia Bruno
ASMs : Jo Allain, Ruth Buckingham, Charlotte Jeffrey, Bill Mills, Trevor Hope
Sound operator : Jenny Rounce
Sound effects : Marilyn Gold, Dulcie Hodges, Roger Fenby
Lighting operator : Richard Glynn
Wardrobe : Pauline Kew
Set construction : Frances Garnett, Bill Mills, Brian Saperia, Juliette Anderson