The Beaux Strategem

The Beaux Strategem by George Farquhar  22th-24th November 1979

Early 18th century comedy. Aimwell and Archer are two fashionable beaux, on the lookout for an heiress to marry so they can repair their fortunes. To help their scheme, Archer poses as Aimwell’s servant when they arrive in the city of Lichfield.

The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979
The Beaux Strategem - November 1979

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Cast

Bonifac, an innkeeper : John Moules

Cherry, his daughter : Diana Evans

Travellers : Edna Fox, Tony Elliott, Louise Elliott, Daniel Bexfield

Servants : Phillip Rose, William Heaton

Chamberlain : John Cruse

Aimwell : Douglas Harding

Archer : William Heaton

Tapster : Michael Olley

Dorinda, daughter to Lady Bountiful : Frances Gaynor

Mrs Sullen, daughter in law to Lady Bountiful : Margaret Gibbs

Squire Sullen : a country blockhead : Peter Lee

Gibbet, a highwayman : Bob Cross

Scrub, servant to Squire Sullen : Roger Prutton

Gypsy, maid to the ladies : Elaine Barron

Foigard, chaplain to the French prisoners : John Elson

Lady Bountiful : Joyce Elson

Houndslow : John Cruse

Bagshot : Michael Olley

Sir Charles Freeman : Glynn Davies

Fellow : Michael Olley

Crew

Producer : Di Prutton

Stage Manager : Ann Brooke-Smith

Lighting : David Fyfe

Sound : Russell Strong

Properties : Winnie Stubbs

Set Design : Bill Gulliver

Costumes : Elaine Tickle, Eirene Ripley, Richard Rosendale, Charles Fox Ltd, Noel Ripley

Prompt : Sheila Rhodes

Choreography : Mary Tear of the Mary Tear School of Dancing and Drama

Fight Arranger : John Gardiner