The Play of Noah and the Flood

The Play of Noah and the Flood by Unknown Author
Performed 15 March 1957 at the 14th Letchworth Drama Festival 13-16, St Francis Theatre, Letchworth

Also Performed 21st June 1957 at the Welwyn Drama Festival

Humorous medieval mystery play. This play is an adaptation of the Newcastle, Wakefield and Chester miracle plays.

Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957
Noah and the Flood - March 1957

Information from 1957 Welwyn Drama Festival Programme, Welwyn Resource Library Ref: 792 Local Studies

57 hoah extra 1

57 hoah extra 2

Cast

The Reader : George Parker

Noah : Joe Platten

Shem : David Fyfe

Ham : John Weaver

Japhat : Gavin Hector

Noah’s Wife : Muriel Woollons

Shem’s Wife : Patricia Smedley

Ham’s Wife : Joyce Jones

Japhat’s Wife : Julia Saunders (Welwyn), June Waller (Letchworth)

Gossips : Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Aina Ozols

Crew

Director : Noel Ripley

Set Design : Noel Ripley

Costume Design, based on the paintings of Breughel and Bosch : Charles Heriot

Awards

Letchworth Drama Festival 1957:

Runner Up Ponder Trophy