The Love of Four Colonels

by Peter Ustinov

directed by Ken Spencer

Performed at the

Maskers' Bassett Studio


Monday 5th to Saturday 10th December 1977



Cast (in order of appearance)  
Colonel Desmond Rinder-Sparrow Kenneth Spencer
Colonel Wesley Breitenspiel Brian Whitaker
Colonel Aime Frappot David Pike
Colonel Alexandra Ikonenko Peter White
Herr Busch Steve Surrey
A Man Brian Stansbridge
A Woman Philippa Taylor
The Beauty Angela Stansbridge, Carol Clark, Mary Elliot, Meri Lawther
Mrs. Breitenspiel Gina Evans
Mme. Frappot Hazel Burrows
Mrs. Rinder-Sparrow Joan Johnson
Mme. Ikonenko Maureen Pearse
For the Maskers:  
Directed by Ken Spencer
Stage Manager Mike Johnson
Settings (Design & D√©cor) Ken Spencer
Stage carpenters John Riggs, Mike Johnson
Lighting Clive Weeks, Roger Lockett, Andy Perkins
Sound Ron Tillyer
Wardrobe Lillian Gunstone, Bermans & Nathans,¬†Salisbury Playhouse
Production Assistants Stella Arthur, Gillian Roberts, Linda Witt, Maureen Pearse
Business Management Brian Stansbridge
Publicity Graham Buchanan



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