The Heiress

The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James   23rd-25th March 1961

Drama. In the 1850s young Catherine Sloper lives with her father, Dr. Austin Sloper. Catherine is shy, unsophisticated and plain-looking; her father blames her for the death of her mother, who died giving birth to her.

The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961
The Hieress - March 1961

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Cast

Maria, the parlour maid : Maureen Butler

Dr Austin Sloper : Hugh Bidwell

Mrs Lavinia Penniman, his sister : Ella Edwards

Catherine, his daughter : Joyce Jones

Mrs Elzabeth Almond, his sister : Patricia Lister

Marian Almond, his niece : Diana Robson

Arthur Townsend, Marian’s fiancé : Anthony Clayton

Morris Townsend, Arthur’s cousin : John Elson

Mrs Montgomery, Morris’s sister : Joan Dixon

Crew

Producer : Gwen Spinks

Assistant Producer : Joan Dixon

Stage Manager : Percy Simmonds

Electrician : David Fyfe

Effects : Michael Beattie

Wardrobe Mistress : Patricia Lister

Costumes : The Players Wardrobe