Man into Ashes

by André Obey
Translated by Arthur Wilmurt


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
February 21 - 28, 1953

First production at the Tower Theatre
First London production

Cast List

Don Juan Tenorio : John Gordon
Catalino, his valet : Michael Segal
Alvar de Savedra, his friend : Timothy Brinton
King of Spain : Harry Allison
The Inquisitor, Cardinal Cisneros : Ewald Junge
The Commander de Ulloa : Rowland White
The Watchman, Pedro : John Bennett
The Councillor, Hurtado : Jack Francis
Elvira de Mendoza : Denyse Macpherson
The mother of Don Juan : Sheila Moriarty
Anna de Ulloa : Mary McCarthy
Concepcion, a courtesan : Jane Possé
Maria, Elvira's maid : Margaret Birch
Mathilda, Anna's maid : Millicent Oldham
Old man : Don Kirkman
Second man : George Spaul
Third man : Jimmy Flood
Fourth man : Douglas Smith
Fifth Man, Manuel : Peter Ariss
First woman : Beryl Harwood
Second woman : Mary Noonan
Third woman : Eve Scarisbrick
Fourth woman : Rosemary Habgood
Fifth woman : Kathleen Mack
Sixth woman, masked : Angela Rooks
Stranger : Donald Goffin
Guards : Michael O'Hare, Leonard Golding

Man into Ashes


Man into Ashes

Production Team

Director : Carl Wildman
Set Design : Lucy Leveaux
Lighting : Edward Archibald, Ronald Francis
Principal costumes : Doreen Errol

Stage Director : Fred Radley
Stage Manager : Renée Goodstein
ASMs : Jimmy Flood, Jean Linfoot, Susan Mindelsohn
Wardrobe : Rita Ford
Properties : Roger Ford
Duel arranged by Philip Weston
Drums played by Charles Goodridge
Set construction : Tower Theatre Workshop