Frogs (1996 - 1997)

Original id: 
1172
Start date: 
8 February 1996
End date: 
23 August 1997
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
This production toured to twenty venues in the UK, joining the repertoire in the Cottesloe Theatre in London from 15 March.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Judi Dench Actor Pluto, delivered in a recording
Lucy Dixon Actor Corpse / First Initiate / Chorus Leader / Landlady
Clive Hayward Actor Heracles / Charon / Aeacus / Pluto's Slave / Aeschylus
Richard Henders Actor Dionysus
Fiona Laird Composer
Fiona Laird Musical Director
Fiona Laird Director
Mark Leese Designer
Ian Scott Lighting
Nicholas Tigg Actor Xanthias / Euripides
Flo Wilson Actor Second Initiate / Chorus Leader / Landlady
Venue Festival Dates Notes
National Theatre (NT), Royal National Theatre (RNT) (London, Greater London, England) 15 March, 1996 in the Cottesloe Theatre
Sherman Theatre (Cardiff, City and County of Cardiff, Wales) 22 March, 1996 to 23 March, 1996
Lyric Theatre (Belfast, City of Belfast, Northern Ireland) 11 March, 1996 to 12 March, 1996
Bryanston School (Blandford Forum, County of Dorset, England) 22 February, 1996 to 24 February, 1996
University of Kent at Canterbury (Canterbury, County of Kent, England) 8 February, 1996 to 10 February, 1996 in the Gulbenkian Theatre
Queen's Hall Arts Centre (Cranbrook, County of Kent, England) 12 February, 1996 to 13 February, 1996
University of Sussex (Brighton, County of East Sussex, England) 15 February, 1996 to 17 February, 1996 in the Gardner Arts Centre
BrewhouseTheatre & Arts Centre (Taunton, County of Somerset, England) 19 February, 1996 to 21 February, 1996
Brewhouse Arts Centre (Burton upon Trent, County of Staffordshire, England) 27 February, 1996 to 28 February, 1996
Weyside Arts Centre (Builth Wells, Sir Powys, Wales) 1 March, 1996 to 2 March, 1996
Edge Hill College (Ormskirk, County of Lancashire, England) 4 March, 1996 to 6 March, 1996 in the Rose Theatre
Brewery Arts Centre (Kendal, County of Cumbria, England) 8 March, 1996 to 9 March, 1996
Christ's Hospital Theatre (Horsham, County of West Sussex, England) 18 March, 1996 to 19 March, 1996
Corn Exchange (Newbury, West Berkshire, England) 21 March, 1996
Royal Forest of Dean College (Coleford, County of Gloucestershire, England) 22 April, 1996
Northumberland Park Community School (Tottenham, Greater London, England) 24 April, 1996 to 25 April, 1996
Nuffield Theatre (Preston, County of Lancashire, England) 28 April, 1996 to 29 April, 1996
Stag Theatre (Sevenoaks, County of Kent, England) 1 May, 1996 to 3 May, 1996
Palace Theatre (Watford, County of Hertfordshire, England) 6 May, 1996 to 10 May, 1996
Cumbernauld Theatre (Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, Scotland) 12 May, 1996 to 14 May, 1996
Queen's Hall Arts Centre (Hexham, County of Northumberland, England) 16 May, 1996 to 17 May, 1996
unknown venue (Petronell-Carnuntum, Lower Austria, Austria) Art Carnuntum Festival (1997) 21 August, 1997 to 22 August, 1997

How to cite this production

Frogs (1996 - 1997), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/1172 <6 December 2021>