The Poet and the Women
(Thesmophoriazusae)

by Aristophanes
Translated by David Barrett

 

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 19th - 27th, 1974

Cast List

Euripides, the poet : Wilmot Bennitt
Mnesilochus, a relative : Michael Kuhn
A Scythian constable : Dennis Elam
Agathon, a rising poet : Dennis Elam
Cleisthenes, a notorious effeminate : Bernard Cuffling
Servant to Agathon : Bernard Cuffling
Slave to Agathon / Magistrate : David Gostling
Chorus leader : Julie Thompson
Echo, a dedicated follower of the drama : Julie Thompson
First woman : Stephanie Green
Second woman / Semi-chorus leader : Diana Saperia
Third woman : Carol Summers
Dancing girl : Maureen Fifield
Chorus of Athenian women : Jessie Clews, Kate Elam, Julie Hutchinson, Yvonne McGuinness, Catherine McManus, Maureen Seal, Susannah Osman Jones

The Poet and the Women


 

The Poet and 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 and 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