Roger Newman-Turner

Roger Newman-Turner Joined the Settlement Players in 1964 and has credits spanning nearly 50 years. Roger has been involved in over 40 productions, onstage in over 30 and directing another 12 productions.

Acting Credits

Nigel Hadfield in Semi-detached, May 1964
Igor Romanoff in Romanoff and Juliet, November 1964
Oliver Farrant in I have been here before, March 1965
Heron Lang in The River Line (act 2), Festivals April 1965
Garry Essendine in Present Laughter, May 1965
Bruno Haldenstedt in Jitta’s Atonement, November 1965
Corporal in The Caucasian Chalk Circle , Festivals April 1966
Lord Arthur Savile in Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (Act 2), Festivals April 1967
Captain Edstaston in Great Catherine (acts 1, 2 and 4), Festivals April 1968
Jasper Merrythought in The Knight of the Burning Pestle, November 1968
Robert Blatchford/Barry in A Dream of John Bull, November 1969
Ephikhodov in The Cherry Orchard, May 1970
Mr Marten/T.G.Wainwright in The Red Barn Mystery, November 1970
Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew , November 1973
Brigadier Albert Rayne in Breath of Spring , February 1974
Reader in A Shavian Montage (Shaw Festival Ayot St Lawrence) , 1974
Eilif in Mother Courage and her Children, November 1975
Professor Higgins in Pygmalion, February 1976
Trigorin in The Seagull, May 1979
Bertram in All’s Well That Ends Well, November 1981
Vanya in Uncle Vanya, February 1983
Judge Brack in Hedda Gabler, February 1985
Charles Condomine in Blithe Spirit, November 1988
Moon (Voice only) in Blood Wedding (Act 3), Festivals April 1991
Rodger in A Slight Accident, Festival April 1993
Count Mushroom in The London Vertigo, Festivals April 1994
Jesse Kipplinger in Plaza Suite, May 1994
Lucien in Night Errant, Festivals April 1996
Vershinin in Three Sisters, February 1997
Garry Essendine in Present Laughter, February 2001
Herr Fahrenkopf in Night of The Iguana, February 2003
Tartuffe in Tartuffe, February 2004

Technical credits

When the Bough Breaks, Festivals April 1974
And so to bed , February 1975
The Real Inpector Hound, May 1978
The Form, May 1978
The Real Inspector Hound, Festivals April 1980
Thark, November 1980
Uncle Vanya, February 1983
The London Vertigo, Festivals April 1994
Three Sisters, February 1997
Present Laughter, February 2001
Night of The Iguana, February 2003
The Odd Couple, February 2012

Poster Design/ Publicity Photographs
Night of The Iguana, February 2003


First at the Welwyn Festival, Great Catherine (acts 1, 2 and 4), 1968
Runner up at the Letchworth Festival, The Real Inspector Hound, 1980
Comet Best Play/Actor/Director, Uncle Vanya, February 1983
First at the Letchworth Festival, Best Actor Runner-up at the Luton Festival, The London Vertigo, 1994
Runner-up at the Letchworth Festival, Night Errant, 1996