Diana Evans

Female pic

Diana Evans Joined the Settlement Players circa 1963, and appeared over 40 years, in 55 main productions and directed a further 10 main productions. Diana also appeared in and directed a number of one act festival entries. The Ladies dressing room is named after Diana Evans, a dedication and picture can be found in the dressing room.


Acting Credits


A Friend, In the Crowd in With Rhyme, December 1962
Penny Scurfield in Half Dead, March 1963
Nancy Holmes in When we are married, November 1963
Marfa Zlotochienko in Romanoff and Juliet, November 1964
Daphne Stillington in Present Laughter, May 1965
Janet; Alice Wiliams in Blunder; The Way to Norwich; Irresistible, December 1965
Tonetta Landi in Waters of the Moon, February 1966
Chorus in The Caucasian Chalk Circle , April 1966
Christine/Manageress in Woman in a dressing gown, May 1966
Susan in Black Ey’d Susan, November 1966
Sybil Merton in Lord Arthur Savile’s crime, April 1967
Various Characters in The Sins of the Fathers, November 1967
Assunta in The Aspern Papers, February 1968
Claire in Great Catherine (acts 1, 2 and 4), Festivals April 1968
Third Applicant in The Chalk Garden, February 1969
Eulalia in A Hundred Years old, May 1969
Annie Bessant in A Dream of John Bull, November 1969
Sister Bridget in A Letter from the General, January 1970
Wife of the Miller in The Little Peasant, Festivals April 1970
Councillor 3 in The Red Barn Mystery, November 1970
Clemence in The Two Mrs Carrolls, May 1971
Maggie Hobson in Hobson’s Choice , February 1972
Maggie Hobson in Hobson’s Choice (Act 1), April 1972
Helen Carboy in Barnstable, Festivals April 1972
Beulah in The Happy Journey, Festivals April 1973
Gianetta da Brescia in The Laboratory , February 1973
Widow in The Taming of the Shrew , November 1973
Mistress Pepys in And so to bed , February 1975
Lillah in Daughter of the Left Hand , May 1975
Jackie Coryton in Hay Fever, May 1976
Raina in Arms and the Man, November 1976
Wife in Mixed Doubles, Festivals April 1977
The Wife in The Parable of the Good Woman of Setzuan, November 1977
Cherry in The Beaux Strategem, November 1979
Sarah in The Day after the Fair, May 1980
Warner in Thark, November 1980
Agnes Thornton in A Play for Ronnie, May 1981
Peggy in The Ghost Train, February 1982
Freda Mountjoy in A Tomb with a view, November 1982
Sofya Alexandrovna in Uncle Vanya, February 1983
Singer in Ebenezer’s Magnetic Dream Town, October 1983
Harriet in After Eight-The Waiting Room; Countdown; Sunday Costs Five Pesos, November 1983
Mavis Wilson in Love from a Stranger, February 1984
Milly Carter in Gosforth’s Fete, Festivals April 1985
Leonora Fiske in Ladies in Retirement, May 1985
Mademoiselle Guislane de St Euverte in The Waltz of the Toreadors, November 1985
Mrs Banks in Anna of the five towns, June 1986
Sylvia in The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomens Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery, February 1987
Gill in The Play of the Yorkshire Shepherds, Festivals April 1987
Lady Fitzbutress in Halfway up the tree, November 1987
Anne in The Cavern, Festivals April 1988
Maria Helliwell in When we are married, February 1989
Hilda in Shop for charity, June 1990
Mrs Preston in Home at Seven, February 1991
Beggar Woman in Blood Wedding (Act 3), Festivals April 1991
Lottie in The Haunted Through Lounge and recessed dining nook at Farndale Castle, May 1991
Moira Meaning in Hidden Meanings, February 1992
Moira Meaning in Hidden Meanings, Festivals April 1992
Camilla in A Slight Accident, Festivals April 1993
Annie in Living together, June 1992
Katty Farrel in The London Vertigo, Festivals April 1994
Lady Julia Merton in Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, February 1995
Ruby in The Janna Years, Festivals April 1995
Agnes in Dancing at Lughnasa, November 1995
Mum in Jack and the Ogre, January 1996
Smale in Rose, February 1996
Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, January 1997
Olga in Three Sisters, February 1997
Wolf in Little Red Whittington, January 1998
Lotte in Lettice and Loveage, February 1999
Mildred in Key for Two, May 2000
Miss Erikson in Present Laughter, February 2001
Irene Knight in Thriller of the Year, February 2002
Ellen Scott in I thought I heard a rustling, June 2002
Frau Fahrenkopf in Night of The Iguana, February 2003
Staff Nurse Kitty Curtis in Pity about Kitty, Festival April 2003

Technical credits


Director/Producer

Eight Comedy Sketches, May 1983
Night must fall, November 1986
Blithe Spirit, November 1988
Cuckoo, November 1990
The Shaughraun (co director Noel Ripley), November 1992
The Small hours, February 1994
The Miser (co director Noel Ripley), November 1994
Night Errant, Festivals April 1996
Pastiche, Festivals April 1997
The importance of being Earnest, November 1997
The Winter of 1917, Festivals April 1999
She Stoops to Conquer, November 1999
Tartuffe, February 2004

Assistant Director

The Edge of Darkness, February 1998

Prompt
The Queen and the Rebels, March 1964
Bonaventure, May 1968
Pink String and Sealing Wax, November 1991
Plaza Suite, May 1994

Sound
Indians, November 1971
A Sting in the Tale, May 1998