Phèdre (1958)

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Jean Racine
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Library Theatre
Concert Room, Scarborough Library
Round

17 March 1958
17 March 1958
22 March 1958
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Campbell Allen
Gillian Thornton
Stanley Taylor

Bill Allen

Scarborough Theatre Trust
Character
Theseus, King of Athens
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.
Phèdre was presented without an interval.