Lord Arthur Savile’s crime

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Constance Cox adapted from Oscar Wilde
18th-20th May 1967

This play is based on an 1890’s story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile’s who is engaged to lovely Sybil Merton. Her pet chiromantist Podgers has read Lord Arthur’s palm and foretold he would commit a murder. Lord Arthur desires a blissful married life and therefore feels duty bound to get the murder over with first.

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime - May 1967

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Cast

Baines, The Butler : Albert Claydon

Lord Arthur Savile : Roger Newman-Turner

Sybil Merton, His Fiancée : Diana Stead

The Dean of Paddington, His Uncle : John Moore

Lady Windermere, His Aunt : Joyce Elson

Lady Clementine Beauchamp, His Great Aunt : Muriel Woollons

Lady Julia Merton, Sybil’s Mother : Valerie Coles

Mr Prodger, A Cheiromantist : James Innes

Nellie, The Maid : Margaret Alston

Herr Winkelkopf, An Anarchist : John Elson

Crew

Producer : Gwen Spinks

Stage Manager : Percy Simmonds

Lights : Chris Makepeace

Costumes : Elaine Tickle

Set Design : Ken Spinks and Noel Ripley