Lysistrata (1957)

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12 March 1957
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
David Buxton Actor Athenian Officer
Martine Corbin Actor Illina
Constance Cummings Actor Lysistrata
Margo Cunningham Actor Kratilla
Zulema Dene Actor Ismenia
Nicholas Georgiadis Set & Costume Designer
Patricia Greene Actor Rhodippe
Janis Hardiman Actor Kalyke
Ian Hendry Actor Strymodoros / First Spartan Officer
Stephen John Actor Artimelis / Second Spartan Officer
Pat Keen Actor Adronike
Peter Kerr Actor Manes
Delena Kidd Actor Kalonike
Judith Mackenzie Actor Ende
Neil McCarthy Actor Maronios / Spartan Herald
Rosalind Moylan Actor Nikodike
Peter Prowse Actor The Athenian General
Gary Raymond Actor Philourgos / Kinesias
Michael Robinson Composer Lampito's song
Michael Robinson Music arranged Greek folk songs selected by the director
Malcolm Rogers Actor Drakes / Old Man
Prunella Scales Actor Myrrhine
Michael Scott Actor Antisthenis / Second Old Man
George Selway Actor The Magistrate / The Spartan General
June Speight Actor Stratyllis
Muriel Spottiswoode Actor Lampito
Minos Volonakis Director
Tony Wright Music arranged Greek folk songs selected by the director
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England) 12 March, 1957 probably the world première of this translation
Theatre Royal (Brighton, County of East Sussex, England) 1 April, 1957 for one week

How to cite this production

Lysistrata (1957), accessed at <25 June 2024>