Phèdre (1958)

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Jean Racine

Library Theatre
Concert Room, Scarborough Library

17 March 1958
17 March 1958
22 March 1958
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No

No
N/A
N/A

Round

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Stage Manager:
Campbell Allen
Gillian Thornton
Stanley Taylor

Bill Allen

Character
Theseus, King of Athens & Troezen
Phaedra, his wife
Hippolytus, his son
Aricia, princess of Athenian blood
Oenone, nurse to Phaedra
Theramenes, tutor to Hippolytus
Ismeme, companion to Aricia
Panope, lady-in-waiting

Actor
Bernard Horsfall
Margaret Rawlings
Keith Baxter
Ann Sears
Isabel Rennie
Moray Watson
Constance Lorne
Cynthia Taylor

Notes

> Phèdre was - essentially - an experiment by Stephen Joseph to take an in-the-round production on tour with a star name; in this case Margaret Rawlings. It toured to London, Leicester, Birmingham and Scarborough during 1958.
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Phèdre was presented without an interval.