The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
May 15 - 22, 1999
 
Cast
   

 
The Duke of VeniceBrice Pitt
The Prince of Morocco, suitor to PortiaHarry Stern
The Prince of Aragon, suitor to PortiaMatt Harrison
Antonio, a merchant of VeniceMarcus Toulmin-Rothe
Bassanio, his friend, & suitor to PortiaChris de Pury
Friends to Antonio & Bassanio
GratianoRalph Ward
SalerioChris Holmes
SolanioRichard Pedersen
Lorenzo, in love with JessicaKaran Bhagat
Shylock, a JewGuy Saunders
Tubal, a Jew, his friendHarry Stern
Launcelot Gobbo, a clown, servant to ShylockTerry Mathews
Leonardo, servant to BassanioMatt Harrison
Balthazar, servant to PortiaHarry Stern
GaolerMatt Harrison
Portia, an heiress, of BelmontLouise Saunders
Nerissa, her waiting womanClaire Nicholson
Jessica, daughter to ShylockJane Dodd
Maid, servant to PortiaDolly Hollard
 
The Merchant of venice

Production Team
Director : Penny Tuerk
Assistant Director : Michael Kaye
Set Design : Denis Turner
Lighting Design : Laurence Tuerk
Costume Design : Nigel Martin

Music arranged by Madeline Seviour
and played by
Madeline Seviour (recorders, organ)
Anne Appleton (viols, recorders)
Quentin Appleton (viols, recorders)
Barbara Stanley (viols, recorders)
Felicity Lander (viol)

Stage Managers : Ann Watchorn, Charlotte Mitchell
ASMs : Claire Rice, Ray Browett
Lighting operator : Lorna Dodd
Sound operator : Aline Songa
Wardrobe : Celia Reyhnolds, Sheila Burbidge, Eve Smith, Noreen Spall, Kimberley Adams
Set construction : Denis Turner, Keith Syrett, John McSpadyen, Graham Widger, Robert Myer, Dominic Turner, Tony Bourached, Antonio Espinosa, Stella Okafor & members of cast & crew