Troilus and Cressida – 20/05/1964

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Title Troilus and Cressida
Start Date 20/05/1964
End Date 30/05/1964
Abstract Tragi-comedy of the Trojan War, one of Shakespeare’s wordier, more challenging pieces.
Designer Barbara Niven
Cast Member Louise Thorne
Director David Niven
Cast Member Brian Corless
Cast Member Paul Clarkson
Author William Shakespeare
Company Tin Alley Players
Venue Union Theatre
Reviews Farrago June 12, 1964. Scathing review, including writing of a patron who “persistantly snored throughout…” Another review (Listener June 1964) is kinder but mentions actors forgetting lines. Another (again no source) focuses on the actual playwriting.
References Program, reviews, articles; Louise Thorne Collection, Rowden White Library.
Cast Alan Morgan, Janice Weldon, Ian Harrison, Philip Sargeant, Peter Goodey, Richard Burman, Peter Green, Jusy Read, Robert Holden, Roy Leaney, Kirstin Green, Louise Thorne, Alistair Tweeddale, Cliff Hadley, Paul Clarkson, Simon Leigh, Brian Corless, Emmanuel Moraitis, Neil Mudge, Bill Weidner, Julian Pringle, John Counsell, John Barren.