She Stoops to Conquer
or The Mistakes of a Night

by Oliver Goldsmith


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
March 29 - April 6, 1957

With a special jubilee prologue to celebrate the company's Silver Jubilee Year as by Oliver Goldsmith, (who at one time lived at Canonbury Tower, the company's home since 1952), written by Adrian Rendle

Cast List

Dr Goldsmith (as prologue) : George Kennedy
Mrs Hardcastle : Paula Munday
Mr Hardcastle : George Spaul
Tony Lumpkin, his stepson : Larry Barnes
Kate Hardcastle : Myfanwy May
Constance Neville, her cousin : Anne Corby
Jeremy, Marlow's servant : David Avery
Young Marlow : Stephen Webber
George Hastings : Eric Turner

At the "Three Jolly Pigeons"
Bet Bouncer : Irene Hill
Twist : Harold Bennett
Slang : Hyam Gilbert
Aminadab : Roy Baker
Muggins : Ron Finch
Landlord : Thomas Carter

: Jimmy Flood
Roger : Bill Manley
Thomas : Ron Finch
Mr Hardcastle's servants
Pimple, Miss Hardcastle's maid : Philippa Hodgson
Sir Charles Marlow : John Pettengell
Others at the Inn : Josephine Achillini, Irene Carter, Pat Jolliffe, Jacqueline Korn, Eddie Sutherland

She Stoops to Conquer


She Stoops to Conquer

Production Team

Director : Adrian Rendle
Set Design : Norman Fenner
Inn Scene Dance arranged by Vi Rutter

Stage Manager : Susan Mindelsohn
ASMs : Pauline Harris, Philippa Hodgson
Lighting operation: Les Harding, Jack Pokroy
Panatrope (sound) : Irene Hill, Bill Manley
Wardrobe : Leslie Levene & Joyce Huddart in Tower Theatre Wardrobe under the direction of Jo Hall
Set construction : Norman Fenner assisted by Donald Richmond & Derek Jones in the Tower Theatre Workshop