A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
10th - 17th June 1995
~ Directed by Eric Chorley ~

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

Keith ThompsonOberon/Theseus
Jocelyn AddisTitania/Hippolyta
Asley MunsonPhilostrate/Puck
Stephen ThompsonLysander/Snout
Frank ByeEgeus/Flute
Claudia McKelveySnug/Fairy
Gill NewtonStarveling/Fairy
Eric BrownQuince
Ray NewtonBottom
Jo BurnhamHelena
Hannah WilkinsonHermia
Chris JanesDemetrius
Peter ReissStage Manager
Jean WalkerProduction Secretary
Maisie DittonPrompt
Diana WilkinsonPrompt
Simon LeeLights
Mark JamesLights
Steve BeestonSound
Shelagh RyanWardrobe
Jenny AldersonWardrobe
Richard Hitch, Peter Stubbs & The MondaynightersSet
Pat LeeProps
Davina FosterProduction Assistant

Photos by Alan Barnes