The Queen and the Rebels

The Queen and the Rebels by Ugo Betti  5th-7th March 1964

Drama. To the victims of three wars political necessity is a shabby excuse for totalitarian ruthlessness, and the courtesan Argia has suffered enough from brutal masters to despise them all, aristocrats and proletarians

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Cast

Orazio, the hall porter : Harry Kemp

The Engineer : Derek Lev

Amos, the commissar : John Elson

Raim : Edward Falcon

Argia : Valerie Coles

Elisabetta, the Queen : Joyce Elson

Biante, the General : Eric Bence

Maupa, his guard : Fred Morton

Travellers : Margaret Alston Robina Gill, James Innes, Ken Wilson

Peasants : Anne Bartram, Rosemary Bowman, Roger Bradban, Barbara Hyatt, Glyn Lyne, Lynn Webster

A peasant boy : Anthony Coles

Crew

Producer : Maurice Coles

Stage Manager : Percy Simmonds

Electrician : David Fyfe

Stage décor : Leslie Dixon

Prompt : Diana Stead