The Duchess of Malfi

by John Webster


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
February 9th - March 4th, 1977

Cast List

Ferdinand, Duke of Calabria : Gately Freeman
The Cardinal, his brother : Nigel Martin
Daniel de Bosola, a malcontent : Lawrence Werber
Antonio Bologna, steward to the Duchess : Warren Helm
Delio, Antonio's friend : Wesley Ashwell
Castruchio, an old lord : William Craig
The Marquis of Pescara : Hugh Williams
The Count Malateste : Ron Brooker

Silvio : Kenneth Pearson
Roderigo : Michael Flagg
Grisolan : John Pople
Lords attending the Duke

Doctor : Wilmot Bennitt
Son to the Duchess : Christopher Seal
The Duchess of Malfi : Valerie Irving
Cariola, her maid : Alison Maguire
Julia, mistress to the Cardinal : Heather Smith
An Old Lady : Joan Wood
Asylum keeper : Peter Such
Antonio's servant : Jeremy Madison
Cardinal's servant : Soner Osman
Grooms, attendants, street sellers, servants, officers, pilgrims, monks, nuns, executioners, madmen : Ron Brooker, Wilmot Bennitt, John Wilson, Soner Osman, Hugh Williams, Peter Such, Jeremy Madison, Trevor Hope, William Craig, Michael Flagg, John Pople, Kenneth Pearson, Tricia Ann Eagle, Valerie Said, Irma Bullough, Joan Wood

The Duchess of Malfi


The Duchess of Malfi

Production Team

Director : Noel Howard
Set Design : Denis Turner
Lighting Design : Tony Batchelor
Costumes, music and sound effects : Noel Howard

Stage Manager : John Newton
ASMs : Claire Rice, Julie Thompson, Tricia Ann Eagle
Lighting operator : Simon Auty
Sound operator : Richard Glynn
Wardrobe : Marjorie Hogg, Noreen Spall, Sue Aldors, Jill Batty, Anne Barnes, Valerie Said, Lynne Fraser
Properties made by : Colin Winter, John Newton, Denis Turner, Claire Rice, Reg Philpott
Set construction : Denis Turner, Alan Walker, Richard Glynn, Joan Nesbitt, Alan Nesbitt, John Newton, Peter Bond, Ray Walker, Claire Rice, Chris Gregory