The Merchant of Venice

Year: 1954

Start Date: Monday 11th January

End Date: Saturday 16th January

Production Company: Chesterfield Civic Theatre Ltd

Type: Comedy

Author: William Shakespeare

Director: Gerard Glaister

Cast:
Margaret Tyzack
Elizabeth Howe
Peter Wagstaffe
John Sharplin
Henry Moore
Antony Massie
Charles Lepper
Ted Follows
Christabel Hayward
Jon Curle
Richard Carpenter
David McCallum
George Holst
Stuart Hutchison
Peter Stephens
John Watts
Constance Scrimshaw
Hilda Kriseman
Sheila Marshall
David Fryer
Brian Pexton
David Hooley
David Sylvester


Items of Interest in the Programme:
Costumes by the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Half page headed "Theatre News".This week sees the start of our 1954 season and the first production of Gerard Glaister, who is now our Director of Productions, we wish him a happy and successful stay at the Civic Theatre. This week also sees the last performances in Chesterfield of some of our artists who have entertained you well in the past. We wish them every success for the future. We hope to make 1954 a memorable theatre-going year for everyone with something for every taste.
Outline of plot for our next production "Murder Mistaken" by Janet Green, also "What the London Press said about "Murder Mistaken".
Mon day 25th January for one week,Amateur production - The Caledonian Players present "Mountain Air" a comedy by Ronald Wilkinson.
The file also contains a copy of Newspaper Article (Paper unknown) dated 11 January 1954 - relating to cast member Ted Follows.

Other items / issues of interest:
This a general type of programme.