The Shakespeare Revue

Devised by Christopher Luscombe and Malcolm McGee
May 17, 18,and 19, 2001
Directed by Ann Westcott.
Produced by Alan Watson.
Musical Director Bernadette Rogers
Stage Manager, Judith Watson

Originally conceived as a celebration of Shakespeare's birthday, The Shakespeare Revue contains work by some of the brightest talents writing during the twentieth century. Compiled by two members of the RSC, the Revue has a narrative thread linking the individual pieces, putting them in the context of Shakespeare's life, his plays, actors and the theatre.

The set for The Shakespeare Revue


The set and a scene from the show, featuring Sonia Hawes and "Which Witch?", a musical monologue
by Alan Melville and Charles Zwar/Jeremy Browne

The scene is a cocktail bar, with Art Deco floral motif.
Use of silver foil on the backdrop and for the side curtains gives plenty of sparkle.
Set design by Alan Watson.
Lighting by Terry Bullworthy
Artwork by Judith Watson.

The Ladies of the Cast; from right to left:
Carrie Bedford, Penny Avery, Jeannette Guppy,
Sally Stretton,Sonia Hawes and Grace Stacy
The ladies of the cast
The gentlemen of the cast The Gentlemen of the Cast;
Front row from right to left:
John Guppy, Matthew Tasker, Mick Hawes,
Don Hussey, Tim Williams, Alan Watson
Back row: Peter Unsworth and Mike Jackson

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