The Life & Adventures of
Nicholas Nickleby (Part Two)
adapted by David Edgar
from the novel by Charles Dickens

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
July 6 - 13, 1996

 
Cast
   

 
Mrs Nickleby, a widowMary Benning
Nicholas Nickleby, her sonMartin South
Kate Nickleby, her daughterFiona Shafran
Ralph Nickleby, their uncleAlan Nicholls
SmikeJon Burke
Newman Noggs, clerk to RalphTom Tillery
Mr Crowl, friend of NoggsJonathan Norris
Miss La Creevy, landlady to the NicklebysVal Whitehouse
Hannah, her servantPascale Atkins
BrookerRichard Pedersen
Charles Cheeryble
Ned Cheeryble
prosperous gentlemen
Michael Kaye
John Pople
Frank Cheeryble, their nephewPeter Westbury
Tim Linkinwater, their clerkTerry Mathews
Walter Bray, a distressed gentlemanJonathan Norris
Madeline Bray, his daughterKaren Walker
Arthur Gride, a miserPeta Barker
MinisterRichard Pedersen
Sir Mulberry Hawk, a rakeAlan Root
Lord Frederick Verisopht, his companionDavid Reynolds
Mr Pluck
Mr Pyke
their friends
Peter Westbury
Terry Mathews
Walter
Wilbur
coffeehouse staff
Richard Willis
Richard Pedersen
WandaRomany Savident
Wackford Squeers, a Yorkshire schoolmasterPeta Barker
Mrs Squeers, his wifePatricia McDonagh
Fanny Squeers, their daughterAnna McNeil
Young Wackford Squeers, their sonRichard Willis
John Browdie, a Yorkshire farmerTim Sykes
Tilda Browdie (née Price), his wifeGinny Cartwright
Mrs Williams, of the Saracen's HeadJanet Peacock
Waitresses, CustomersVal Whitehouse, Patricia McDonagh, David Reynolds, Kate Fearnley
Irate GentlemanAlan Root
Mr Snawley, landlord & accomplice of SqueersDavid Reynolds
Mrs Snawley, his wifeBarbara Mathews
LabourerJonathan Norris
MessengerRobert Irvine
Young WomanRomany Savident
Proprietress of the gaming houseKate Fearnley
CroupierMichael Kaye
Handsaw, Hawk's rivalRichard Pedersen
Captain AdamsJohn Pople
WestwoodJon Burke
UmpireTim Sykes
SurgeonRichard Willis
Boys at Dotheboys Hall
Jackson

David Reynolds
CoatesJon Burke
Snawley JunBarbara Mathews
CobbeyPeta Barker
GreymarshRobert Irvine
TomkinsAlan Root
BellingPascale Atkins
Bolder Elizabeth Irvine

Musicians

Claire Stobart (violin), Emma Allen (clarinet), Doreen Shafran (cello), Jonathan Norris (piano/keyboards), Dan Shafran (trumpet), Richard Willis (trumpet)
 

Nicholas Nickleby

Production Team
Directors : Penny Tuerk & David Taylor
Set Design : David Taylor
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Costume Design : Christine Foster
Original Music : Jonathan Norris & Roy Margolis, arranged by Jonathan Norris

Stage Manager : Jane Ely
DSMs : Dinah Irvine, Roanne Carey
ASMs : Sally Hepplewhite, Vyvian Shaw, Ann Watchorn, Bonnie Croton, Ruth Sanderson, Dorothy Wright
Lighting operator : Laurence Tuerk
Sound recording : Simon Humphries
Sound operators : Chris Holmes, Bob Kirkland
Wardrobe : Suzanne Duffy, Margaret Kitchingman, Lorna Saunders, Noreen Spall
Set construction : Paul Barrett, Keith Syrett, Lofty Holloway, Stephen Green, Denis Turner, Alan Wilkinson, David Houston-Luck


Additional music from Nicholas Nickleby Part 1 by Roy Margolis & Dan Shafran arranged by Ana Sanderson and played by Ana Sanderson, Roy Margolis, Dan Shafran, Helena Newman, Doreen Shafran, Moira Purkiss & Richard Willis