A Funny Thing Happened
on the Way to the Forum

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Little Wood Open-Air Theatre, Hampstead
August 13 - 16, 2003


Pseudolus, slave to HeroDaniel Watson
Senex, an old man Brice Pitt
Domina, his wifeAlison Hopwood
Hero, their son, in love with Philia Dominic Ward
Philia, a virginJulia Main
Hysterium, slave to Senex and Domina Frank Crocker
Miles Gloriosus, a warriorBob Bradick
a buyer and seller of courtesans
Colin Dent
Erronius, an old manHenry Chester
The ProteansChris Peregrine
James Folan
Gateley Freeman
The Courtesans

Helen Jeckells
VibrataHelen Kirrane
GymnasiaEmily Powell
PanaceaNathalie Lake
The GeminaeMargaret Ley
Pat Grosse
EunuchAlistair Brinkley
Roman MatronsClaire Rice
Alison Liney


Joe Hatherill, Andrew Potts, Andrew Stewart (Reeds)
Matthew Grocutt (Trumpet)
Richard Hyams (Trombone)
Christine Clutton (Cello)
Stephen Lethbridge, Susana Castellot (Keyboards)
Gareth Covey-Crump (Bass Guitar)
Ian Whitehead (Percussion)
Clive Swan (Conductor)

A Funny Thing ...
Chris Peregrine, Gateley Freeman & James Folan

Production Team
Director : Guy Saunders
Assistant Director : Pat Grosse
Musical Director : Clive Swan
Choreographer : Helen "Bells" Dudley
Set Design : Dorothy Wright
Costume Design : Noreen Spall, Kay Perversi
Lighting Design : Andy Peregrine
Sound Design : Stephen Ley, Phillip Ley

Stage Manager : Juliet Webster
ASMs : Alison Liney, Claire Rice, Terry Baker-Self, Tracey Henshaw
Lighting operator : Laurence Tuerk
Sound operators : Stephen Ley, Phil Ley
Set construction : Dorothy Wright, Zizi Sulkin, Keith Syrett, Alan Wilkinson, Celia Reynolds, Simon Bullock