The Poet & the Women
(Thesmophoriazusae)

by Aristophanes, translated by David Barrett
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 19 - 27, 1974

   
Cast
   

 
Euripides, the poetWilmot Bennitt
Mnesilochus, a relativeMichael Kuhn
A Scythian constableDennis Elam
Agathon, a rising poetDennis Elam
Cleisthenes, a notorious effeminateBernard Cuffling
Servant to AgathonBernard Cuffling
Slave to Agathon / MagistrateDavid Gostling
Chorus leaderJulie Thompson
Echo, a dedicated follower of the dramaJulie Thompson
First womanStephanie Green
Second woman / Semi-chorus leaderDiana Saperia
Third womanCarol Summers
Dancing girlMaureen Fifield
Chorus of Athenian womenJessie Clews
Kate Elam
Julie Hutchinson
Yvonne McGuinness
Catherine McManus
Maureen Seal
Susannah Osman Jones
 

The Poet & the Women
 

Production Team
Director : Martyn Corbett
Set Design : Martyn Corbett
Lighting Design : Ann Ferguson
Costume Design : Pat Bennett
Music arranged in conjunction with Echo & Bill Manley

Stage Manager : Georgina Willerton
DSM : Derek San-Sellus
ASMs : Nicola Rotton, Nicole Klagsbrun
Sound : Lolly Schenck
Switchboard : Stephen Ley
Wardrobe : Mary Kingsbury, Jill Rogers
Set construction : Peter Hartley, Robert Dorney, Wilmott Bennitt, Colin Ley, Peter Bond, Richard Glynn