Twelfth Night

Year: 1957

Start Date: 4 February

End Date: 9 February

Production Company: Chesterfield Civic Theatre



Author: William Shakespeare

Director: G.Maxwell Jackson


Frederick Hall.William Cook.Paul Garner. Rosalind Sarjeant. Alan Wallace. Charles Rowley. Enid Hewit. Graham Lines. Penny Stephens. Elizabeth Friis. John Bryans. Edwin Bloom. Laurence Fletcher. Desmond Hoey. Michael Bustin. Barbara Whatley. Jean Birkumshaw. Barbara Hogg. Janet Hopper. John North.

Recurring Cast:

Jean Birkumshaw

Background to Production:


Items of Interest in the Programme:

Producer's Notes on Twelfth Night: an unusual feature of this production was having the part of Feste played as a youth and by a young actress, as far as they knew it was without precedent. Also discussed Fool and Jester in Elizabethan times and for modern audiences.

Other items / issues of interest:

Due to arrangements of bus timetables through fuel shortage during the emergency, as from 20th Feb the Wednesday evening performances only, commenced at 7.15. p.m.