The Bacchae

by Euripides
Translated and versified by David Thompson and Neil Curry


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
February 19th - 27th, 1960

World première

Cast List

Dionysus : Bill Phillips
Teiresias : John Stuart
Cadmus : Don Kirkman
Pentheus : Richard Beale
A Herdsman : David Morgan
A Messenger : Adrian Rendle
Agave : Alice Spaul
Guards : Glyn Edwards, Brian Kibblewhite, John Dennis, Alan Dustead
Followers of Dionysus : Joyce Callow, Sheila Franglen, Betty George, Patricia Jolliffe, Susan Mindelsohn, Gillian Wilson, Margaret Skea, Alexandra Trone, Paula Munday, Barbara Waddell

The Bacchae


The Bacchae

Production Team

Director : David Thompson
Costume Design : Jo Hall
Set Design : Michael Rose
Lighting Design : Michael Rose
Drumming : Hyam and Jeremy Gilbert
Properties : Norman Fenner

Stage Manager : Susan Mindelsohn
ASMs : Marilyn Gold, Jean Sutherland
Lighting switchboard : Jill Ireland