The Waltz of the Toreadors

The Waltz of the Toreadors by Jean Anouilh  14th-16th November 1985

Farce set in 1910 France and focuses on General Léon Saint-Pé and his infatuation with Ghislaine, a woman with whom he danced at a garrison ball some 17 years earlier. When Ghislaine suddenly reappears, he is delighted, until he finds himself competing for her hand with a considerably younger suitor.

Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985
Waltz of the Toreadors - November 1985

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Cast

General St Pe : John Moules

Emily, his wife : Ella Edwards

Gaston, his secretary : Chris Norman

Estella : Val Searle

Sidonia : Jackie Marx

Doctor Bonfant : Peter Lee

Mademoiselle Ghislaine de St Euverte : Diana Evans

Eugenie, the maid : Sally Pearce

Madame Dupont Fredaine : Joyce Elson

Father Ambrose : Douglas Harding

Pamela, the maid : Joanna Stubbs

Crew

Director : Winnie Stubbs

Stage Manager : David Fyfe

Lighting : Kevin Dunnicliffe

Sound : William Heaton

Set Design : Stephen Gaynor

Prompt : Barbara Brockway

Wardrobe : The Players

Properties : Rita Downing

Stage Crew : John Elson, Nigel Sunderland, Mathew Thompson, Ashley Garling