by William Shakespeare

directed by Kenneth Spencer

The Maskers toured this show and then performed at the

Nuffield Theatre


10th to 12th July 1969

This was our second major production, and our second production at the Nuffield Theatre.

There was a full dress rehearsal/performance for schools 9th July and Southampton Show was on also on the Friday and Saturday!

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Hamlet (Jim Smith)

Hamlet (Jim Smith) & Horatio (John Arthur)

Francisco John Greenhouse
Barnardo Michael Shailer
Horatio John Arthur
Marcellus James Oliver
Ghost Roy Purkis
Claudius John Mitchell
Gertrude Sonia Morris
Cornelius Ernie Pennells
Voltemand Adrian Vinson
Laertes Graham Buchanan
Polonius David Bartlett
Hamlet James Smith
Ophelia Sandy Mason
Reynaldo Ray Lacey
Rosencrantz Peter White
Guildenstern Peter Mann
First Player Kenneth Spencer
Second Player Jane McWilliams
Player King Adrian Vinson
Player Queen Barbara Pollard
Lucianus Andrew King
Fortinbras Roger Warren
A Captain Philip Henbest
Gentlewomen Libby Cleaver, Sheila Richards
Sailors Ian Hutchings, Trevor Powell
Osric John Peacock
A Gravedigger Kenneth Spencer
A Sacristan John Lelliott
A Doctor Of Divinity Ernie Pennells
For the Maskers:  
Directed by Kenneth Spencer
Technical Director Ron Tillyer
Stage Manager Rod Livesey
Assistant Stage Managers Sheana Carrington, Jenny Edwards
Lighting Roger Lockett, Geoff Callow, John Oxenford
Sound Tony Miles
Wardrobe Mistress Liz Collings
Assisted by Jenny Edwards, Barbara Pollard, Gill Buchanan, Libby Cleaver, Ande Spencer, Christine Dumbrell, Shiela Edward, Margaret Pennells
Properties Gillian Marvin
Costume Design Barbara Pollard
Set Design Kenneth Spencer

John Greenhouse?? and Mike Shailer - this photo is thought to be from "Hamlet" but not sure


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