Ring Round the Moon

by Jean Anouilh
Translated by Christopher Fry


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
November 16 - 24, 1956

Cast List

Joshua, a crumbling butler : John Bennett
Hugo, a young man about town : Colin Ley
Frederick, his brother, in love with Diana : Colin Ley
Diana Meserschmann, engaged to Frederick, secretly in love with Hugo : Denyse Macpherson
Lady India, Messerschmann's mistress, secretly in love with Patrice : Jane Harker
Patrice Bombelles, Messerschmann's secretive secretary : John Stuart
Madame Desmortes, aunt to Hugo, Frederick and Lady India : Joan Smith
Capulet, her faded companion : Edith Burdett
Messerschmann, Diana's father, a melancholy millionaire : Jack Richman
Romainville, a lepidopterist, patron of Isabelle : Jack Francis
Isabelle, a ballet dancer : Jean Dempsey
Her mother, a teacher of the pianoforte : Rita Paton
Guests at the ball : Jean Hunsley, Patricia Murphy, John King, Eddie Sutherland

Ring Round the Moon


Ring Round the Moon

Production Team

Director : Kay Gardner
Set and Costume Design : Neil Hunsley
Dances arranged by Ursula Fincham
Lighting : Terence Bicknell

Stage Manager : Mary Witts
ASM : Patricia Murphy
Panatrope (sound operation) : Betty Walker
Wardrobe : Neil Hunsley, Sheila Toff and members of the company