The Queen who kept her Head

The Queen who kept her Head by Winifred Carter

24-26 November 1949 at St Francis Theatre, Letchworth

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Cast

Roger Harley, friar in Katherine’s house : Joe Platten

Constance Allingham : Ella Edwards

Dame Marion : Gwen Spinks

Miles Coverdale, a reformer : Charles Bygrave

Sir Thomas Seymour : Frank Rogers

Katherine Parr : Doris Barratt

Lord Wriothesley, Lord Chancellor : Ken Spinks

Bishop Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester : Noel Ripley

King Henry VIII : Richard Knight

A man at arms : Leslie Robinson

Princess Elizabeth, Henry’s daughter by Anne Boleyn : Joyce Jones

Ann Ascue : Barbara Bird

Sir Anthony Knevet, Lord Lieutenant of the Tower : Harry Doherty

Katherine of Aragon : Beatrice Downey

Anne Boleyn : Iris Edwards

Jane Seymour : Pat Lister

Anne of Cleves : Kathleen Stormont

Katherine Howard : Muriel Whalley

Ladies in Waiting : Vera Alsopp, Jean Overend, Betty Alcock

Man at Arms : Douglas Bell

Crew

Producer : Charles Heriot

Stage Director : Derek Booth

Assistants : Stan Chapman and Derrick Spinks

Lighting : Warwick Taylor and Jolyon Booth

Programme of Music : Cecil Hobart


Gallery

The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949
The Queen who kept her Head - November 1949