Shakespeare In Love

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based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard
Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall   Music by Paddy Cunneen
This amateur production is given by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd

The Electric Theatre

Show Dates: March 2022




William Shakespeare ~ Jeremy Gooding
Kit Marlowe ~ Dean Brewer
Philip Henslowe ~ Mark Ashdown
Hugh Fennyman ~Ian McShee
Ned Alleyn/Frees ~ Olly Clifford
Richard Burbage ~ Oli Bruce
Lord Chancellor Tilney ~ Phil Snell
Queen Elizabeth I ~Anne Leggett
Viola de Lesseps ~ Emily Rawlinson
Lord Wessex ~ Joe Hall
Sir Robert de Lesseps/Nol ~ Rick Buckman-Drage
Nurse/Molly ~ Linda Ashdown
Ralph/Boatman ~Ian Creese
John Webster ~ Alex Gold
Mr Wabash ~ Jon Young
Lambert/Sam/Catling ~ Oliver Holland
Kate/Barmaid ~ Melissa Pearce
Court Ladies ~ Kate Webb & Pru Lunberg
Spot operated by Philip Hutchinson
Other parts played by members of the company


Director ~ Jenny Swift
Assistant Director ~ Jennifer Haynes
Lighting & Sound ~ Leo Lyon & Simon Price
Costumes ~ Jenny Swift & Alex Gold
Set ~ Leo Lyon
StageManager/Properties ~ Jennifer Haynes
Dance Choreographer ~ Elizabeth Loveder
Fight Choreographer ~ Steve Griffin
Publicity Photography ~ Philip Hutchinson
Spot created by ~ Sam Weems
The Pranksters would like to thank : Sam Weems, Kris Benjafield, The Staff of the Electric Theatre, Peter Sillick, Andy Fairweather at Brand Aspect , and everyone who has helped with this production
Our summer production will be
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Bandstand, The Castle Grounds, Guildford
16th ~ 23rd July 2022
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