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1970 - A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare


Theseus - Jesse Taylor

Hippolyta - Valerie Seddon

Egeus - Gordon Humby

Hermia - Susan Fergus

Demetrius - Ron Harper

Lysander - Saj Hill

Helena - Norma Jennings

Peter Quince - Edwin Rudd

Nick Bottom - Bill Scates

Francis Flute - Bill Seddon

Robin Starveling - David Scates

Tom Snout - Norman Jennings

Snug - Robert Flockhart

Puck - Grant Chandler

Fairy - Linda Whiting

Oberon - James Rimell

Titania - Marion Churchill

Singing Fairy - Jacquey Chappell

Philostrate - Vic Ginell


Coral Taylor, Barbara Ferguson, Winfred O'Neil, Sheilah Asker, Elliot Porte, Pamela Frost, Christine Taylor


Colette Cuffin, Antonia Jelliss, Margaret Jones, Janis Hutchins, Lindsay Bull, Valerie Clarke, Christine Bull, Michael Bowles, Keith Williams, Mark Taylor

Boy - Mark Wray


Directed by Frank Wilcocks

Stage Director - Con Chandler

Stage Manager - Jean Ross


Jim Wiles, Chris Ward, Bob Gedge, Colin Terrey, Norman Ashman

Music and Sound

Barry Jones


Con Chandler, Edwin Rudd


Sheilah Asker

Business Manager

Gordon Humby

About the Players

JESSE TAYLOR.  A member of Romford Children's Theatre he has played a wide variety of roles, including Beaudricourt in Anouilh's "The Lark", the Archbishop in "Romanoff and Juliet", Baptista in "The Taming of the Shrew" and Borachio in "Much Ado About Nothing". His wife Coral and his two children also appear in this production. 


GORDON HUMBY.  His contribution to the Arts in Havering reads like one of the larger entries in "Who's Who". Producer, actor, leading spirit of "The Comedy Players", helped bring "Summer Theatre" into existence, now its resident business manager, secretary of Havering Arts Council and as Borough Librarian the indefatigable organizer of cultural activities too numerous to mention. His wife doreen, is also a leading actress with "Comedy Players" and "Summer Theatre".

SUSAN FERGUS.  After 6 years with "The Red Triangle Players", Susan Joined "Romford Children's Theatre" two years ago and has been very busy ever since. Beatrice in last year's "Summer Theatre", she has since played the title role in a version of Hans Anderson's "Snow Queen" and was for the second year running a member of the Drama Festival Winning Production.




1970 - A Midsummer Night's Dream Programme

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