The Hostage

by Brendan Behan

designed and directed by John Carrington

Performed at the

Maskers' Bassett Studio


17th to 25th September 1976


Kenneth Tynan
of the OBSERVER wrote:

“It seems to be Ireland's function, every twenty years or so, to provide a playwright who will kick English drama from the past into the present. Behan may well fill the place vacated by Sean O’Casey."

Pat Brian Whitaker
Meg Dillon Anne Archer
Monsewer Derek Sealy
Rio Rita Brian Stansbridge
Tich Steve Lange
Mr. Mulleady David Pike
Miss Gilchrist Julie Baker
Collette Mary Elliott
Ropeen Sheila Clair
Leslie Williams Peter White
Teresa Carol Clark
I.R.A. Officer Mervyn Prior
Volunteer Alan Watson
Russian Sailor David Jupp
Win Edwina Laird
Occupants, Whores Etc. Meri Lawther, Paul Elliott, Jenni Watson


For the Maskers:  
Designed & Directed by John Carrington
Wardrobe Christine Baker
Sound Geoff Grandy
Lighting Roger Lockett
Set Construction Alan Baker
Production Assistant Jenni Watson
Stage Manager Joy Wingfield
Dance Arrangement Jenny Cox
Properties Kate Summerton, Georgina Williams
Business Management Graham Buchanan
Bagpipes John Markham
Drums and Bugles 25th Southampton Boy's Brigade (Maybush)


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