Great Catherine

by David Taylor and Bernard Shaw


Hall de Centenaire, Monte Carlo
September 2nd, 1977

Presented as the official UK entry in the International Amateur Theatre Festival.
Also previewed at the Tower Theatre, Canonbury on August 30th 1977


Great Catherine

Cast List

Catherine II, Empress of Russia : Penny Kirkman
Patiomkin : Harold Mellor
Varinka, his niece : Alison Maguire
Naryshkin, the chamberlain : John Field
Princess Dashkoff, lady-in-waiting : Noreen Spall
Sergeant : Jim Spall
Edstaston, an Englishman : Stephen Davies
Claire, his fiancée : Anita Elias
Footmen, Courtiers, Guards : David Taylor, Martin Kinna

Great Catherine
Jim Spall, Alison Maguire and Penny Kirkman on Tour in Monte Carlo

Production Team

Director : David Taylor
Lighting and Sound : Laurence Tuerk
Costumes : Noreen Spall
Properties : Jim Spall

Stage Manager : Laurence Tuerk