Jeeves and Wooster in 'Perfect Nonsense'  
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

from the works of P.G. Wodehouse by the Goodale Brothers

Directed by Roger Beaumont

Tuesday 6th - Saturday 10th December, 2016

The Tower Theatre performing at the Bridewell Theatre, off Fleet Street


Three excellent reviews ...
West End Wilma
London Theatre 1
Theatred

Photography by Robert Piwko

Cast List

Jeeves : William Baltyn
Bertie Wooster : Theo Leonard
Seppings : Michael Bettell

 

Production Team

Director : Roger Beaumont
Set Design : Roger Beaumont
Costume Design : Lynda Twidale
assisted by Eugene Reeder
Lighting Design : Robin Snowdon
Sound Design : Leon Chambers
Foley Consultant and Choreographer : Ruth Sullivan

Stage Managers : Dinah Irvine, Richard Davies
Assistant Director : Louise Bakker
Assistant Stage Managers : Lotte Wynder, Lynn Facey, Jill Ruane
Lighting Operator : Sheena Clowater
Sound Operator : Kaushal Ginige
Set Construction and Get-in : Keith Syrett, Michael Bettell, Jude Chalk, Rosie Shipman, Phillip Ley, John McSpadyen



William Baltyn appeared as Kenneth in the Tower's production of The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband earlier this year. He performs regularly on the London Fringe, most recently appearing in These Shining Lives at both the Pleasance and The Lion & Unicorn. He has played Prince Charles in The War of the Waleses in London, RSC Stratford and at the Edinburgh Fringe. Other roles have included Konstantin Levin in Anna Karenina and a surprising number of nameless parts such as Father, Interviewer, Priest, Narrator, Zookeeper and finally Soldier in Terrorism for the Tower in 2011.
 
For the Tower, Theo Leonard has appeared on stage as Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate and as Tim, the wide-boy junior whip, in Whipping it Up. In 2011 he directed Dinner having previously been assistant director on Proof and lighting designer for Bombshells.

Michael Bettell joined the Tower Theatre 5 years ago and has been involved in nearly 100 Tower productions. Previous credits include : as an actor - Larry and Gene in The Return of the Marionettes, Ralph in Frozen, Frank Spraight in Farewell to the Theatre, The Man/Peter/The Doctor in The Pride, Marmion/Son/Technician in Comic Potential and The Reverend Crisparkle in The Mystery of Edwin Drood!; as a Set Designer - Accolade, Othello, Someone Who'll Watch over Me, King Lear, Travesties, Major Barbara, The Kitchen Sink, After the Dance, Coyote on a Fence, Two, Dancing at Lughnasa, Dying for it, The Doctor's Dilemma, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Loot, Calendar Girls, David Copperfield, The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, Darker Shores and Terrorism; as an Assistant Director - Damages, and as a Director - Farragut North and Dumb Show.
 
Roger Beaumont's directing credits include - For the Tower Theatre : Chapter Two, Aladdin, Neville's Island, Outside Edge, The Gay Detective, Speed-The-Plow, The Birthday Party, A Doll's House, Miss Julie, Blackbird, Endgame, The Winterling, The Last of the Haussmans and Hedda Gabler; For Questors Theatre : Design for Living, A Streetcar Named Desire, Closer, Duet for One, Waiting for Godot, Festen, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Humble Boy and All My Sons; For SEDOS : Three Sisters and Boeing Boeing. Acting credits for the Tower Theatre include Eddy in Greek, Burton in Burn This, Benny in My Night with Reg, Ray Say in Little Voice, Lopakhin in The Cherry Orchard, Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre, Laurent in Thérèse Raquin, Jake Blues in Tribute to the Blues Brothers, George in Kvetch, Ray in Blackbird and, most recently, Griffin in The Night Heron.